Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 4WD (ACR38)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – Toyota RAV4 III. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Copper grease
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #27
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #21
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) and other TOYOTA models
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Rod / Strut, wheel suspension
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Track Control Arm
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TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 4WD (ACR38)
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – Toyota RAV4 III. AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: rear suspension lower control arm – Toyota RAV4 III. Use the following procedure:
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