Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA RAV 4 II (CLA2_, XA2_, ZCA2_, ACA2_) 2.0 D 4WD (CLA20_, CLA21_) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear wheel bearing on TOYOTA RAV4 II [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for RAV 4 II (CLA2_, XA2_, ZCA2_, ACA2_) and other TOYOTA models
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Toyota RAV4 II. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Brake cleaner
Ceramic grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 14
Drive socket # 30
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Flat screwdriver
Long nose pliers
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Toyota RAV4 II car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Toyota RAV4 II – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
  2. Step 3
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    Raise the car.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Toyota RAV4 II. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    If you are using a jack, make sure it rests on a flat surface without any unevenness.Be sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Toyota RAV4 II
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the cotter pin. Use a crowbar.
  6. Step 7
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    Remove the wheel hub bearing retaining ring. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 8
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Toyota RAV4 II
    Step 9
    Screw in the wheel bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
    Step 10
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    Lower the car.
  8. Step 11
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    Loosen the fastener of the driveshaft. Use a drive socket #30.
  9. Step 12
    Raise the car.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Toyota RAV4 II. AUTODOC recommends:
    If you are using a jack, make sure it rests on a flat surface without any unevenness.Be sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
    Step 13
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Toyota Rav4 II 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  10. Step 14
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    Remove the wheel.
  11. Step 15
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Toyota Rav4 II 2004 2.0 D 4WD (CLA20_, CLA21_) by yourself
    Detach the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a crowbar.
  12. Step 16
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  13. Step 17
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step 18
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fasteners. Use a drive socket #14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  15. Step 19
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Toyota RAV4 II. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur.
  16. Step 20
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    Remove the rubber plug. Use a crowbar.
  17. Step 21
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    Release the parking brake adjuster. Use a flat screwdriver.
  18. Step 22
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    Remove the brake disc.
  19. Step 23
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    Remove the left brake shoe spring of the parking brake. Use long nose pliers. Use a crowbar.
  20. Step 24
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    Treat the wheel hub bearing fasteners. Use WD-40 spray.
  21. Step 25
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    Unscrew the wheel hub bearing fasteners. Use a drive socket #14. Use a ratchet wrench.
  22. Step 26
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    Remove the fastening nuts.
  23. Step 27
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the drive shaft to the wheel hub. Use a drive socket #30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  24. Step 28
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    Remove the fastening nut.
  25. Step 29
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    Remove the wheel hub bearing.
  26. Step 30
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Toyota Rav4 II 2004 2.0 D 4WD (CLA20_, CLA21_) by yourself
    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  27. Step 31
    Treat the splines of the driveshaft CV joint. Use copper grease.
    Step 32
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    Treat the wheel bearing mounting seat. Use copper grease.
  28. Step 33
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    Install a new wheel hub bearing.
  29. Step 34
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    Install the fastening nut.
  30. Step 35
    Install the fastening nuts.
    Step 36
    Support the rear knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
    Step 37
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    Tighten the wheel hub bearing fasteners. Use a drive socket #14. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 50 Nm torque.
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