When to replace the Spark Plug on your TOYOTA RAV4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 90000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 4WD (ACA30_) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Spark Plug for RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) and other TOYOTA models
Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – Toyota RAV4 III. Tools you might need:
Electronic spray
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Drive socket # 10
Spark plug socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – Toyota RAV4 III. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: spark plugs – Toyota RAV4 III. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the engine cover fastener. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the engine cover.
  5. Step 5
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    Unplug the connectors from the ignition coils.
  6. Step 6
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    Unscrew the ignition coil bracket. Use a drive socket #10.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  8. Step 8
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    Take out the ignition coil from the spark plug well.
    Replacement: spark plugs – Toyota RAV4 III. Tip:
    Remember the sequence of steps for ignition coil demounting.
  9. Step 9
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    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  10. Step 10
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 11
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    Take out the spark plugs.
  12. Step 12
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    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs. Treat the surface of the terminals of the new spark plugs. Use high-temperature grease.
  13. Step 13
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
  14. Step 14
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    Screw new spark plugs and tighten them. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 nm torque.
    Replacement: spark plugs – Toyota RAV4 III. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Don't tighten the plugs with excessive force. Exceeding tightening torque can damage the thread connection. Be careful when working with a spark plug wrench. Its skewing can cause damage to the threaded connection.
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