Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA RAV 4 II (CLA2_, XA2_, ZCA2_, ACA2_) 2.4 4WD (ACA23, ACA22), TOYOTA Camry Saloon (_V3_) 2.4 (ACV30_, ACV36), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 4WD (ACR38), TOYOTA Camry Saloon (_V4_) 2.4 (ACV40), TOYOTA Solara Coupe (_V3_) 2.4 (ACV30_), TOYOTA Matrix Hatchback (_E14_) 2.4 (AZE14_)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Replacement: spark plugs – Toyota RAV4 III. Tools you might need:
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
All the parts you need to replace – Spark Plug for RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) and other TOYOTA models
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Spark Plug
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TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 4WD (ACR38)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Spark Plug on TOYOTA Camry Saloon (_V3_) 2.4 (ACV30_, ACV36)
TOYOTA Camry Saloon (_V3_) 2.4 (ACV30_, ACV36)
Easy tricks to help you to replace Spark Plug on TOYOTA Camry Saloon (_V4_) 2.4 (ACV40)
TOYOTA Camry Saloon (_V4_) 2.4 (ACV40)
Spark Plug removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for TOYOTA Solara Coupe (_V3_) 2.4 (ACV30_)
TOYOTA Solara Coupe (_V3_) 2.4 (ACV30_)
Changing Spark Plug on TOYOTA RAV 4 II (CLA2_, XA2_, ZCA2_, ACA2_) 2.4 4WD (ACA23, ACA22) – tips for first time repair
TOYOTA RAV 4 II (CLA2_, XA2_, ZCA2_, ACA2_) 2.4 4WD (ACA23, ACA22)
Main steps for Spark Plug replacement on TOYOTA Matrix Hatchback (_E14_) 2.4 (AZE14_)
TOYOTA Matrix Hatchback (_E14_) 2.4 (AZE14_)
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. How to change Spark Plug on Toyota RAV4 III 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the hood.
  2. How to replace TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) 2001 Spark Plug - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Toyota RAV4 III 2.0 4WD (ACA30_) 2002 Spark Plug replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Unscrew the engine cover fastener.Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Changing Spark Plug on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 4WD (ZSA30_) 2003 by yourself
    Step 4
    Remove the engine cover.
  5. How to remove TOYOTA RAV4 2.0 (ZSA35_) 2004 Spark Plug - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Unplug the connectors from the ignition coils.
  6. How to replace Spark Plug on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Unscrew the ignition coil bracket.Use a drive socket #10.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Spark Plug replacement on Toyota RAV4 III 2.0 4WD 2000 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Remove the fastening bolts.
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    Step 8
    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. Changing of Spark Plug on Toyota RAV4 III 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  10. TOYOTA RAV4 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) Spark Plug replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16.Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Replacing Spark Plug on Toyota RAV4 III 2004 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) by yourself
    Step 11
    Take out the spark plugs.
  12. RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 (ZSA35_) 2005 Spark Plug DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    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. How to change Spark Plug on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2000 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Toyota RAV4 III 2001 2.0 (ZSA35_) Spark Plug
    Step 14
    Screw new spark plugs and tighten them.Use the spark plug socket #16.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 27 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.
  15. DIY replacement of Spark Plug on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D (ALA35_) 2002 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Install the ignition coils to the spark plug wells.Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: spark plugs – Toyota RAV4 III. Follow the installation steps.
  16. How to change Spark Plug on Toyota RAV4 III 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Install the fastening bolts.
  17. How to replace TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) 2001 Spark Plug - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Tighten the fasteners of the ignition coils.Use a drive socket #10.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 8 nm torque.
  18. Toyota RAV4 III 2.0 4WD (ACA30_) 2002 Spark Plug replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Treat the ignition coil connector with electronic spray.The spray will protect the electrical contacts from corrosion, oxidation, and will reduce the contact resistance.
  19. Changing Spark Plug on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 4WD (ZSA30_) 2003 by yourself
    Step 19
    Plug in the connectors of the ignition coils. Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
  20. How to remove TOYOTA RAV4 2.0 (ZSA35_) 2004 Spark Plug - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Install the engine cover and secure it.
  21. How to replace Spark Plug on TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Screw in the engine cover fasteners.Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure the engine cover is properly seated. It should not be displaced with respect to the guiding fasteners.Replacement: spark plugs – Toyota RAV4 III. Do not use excessive force during installation. This may damage the fasteners.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Spark Plug replacement on Toyota RAV4 III 2.0 4WD 2000 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Run the engine for a few minutes.This is necessary in order to make sure that the component operates properly.
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    Step 23
    Shut off the engine.
  24. Changing of Spark Plug on Toyota RAV4 III 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 24
    Remove the fender protection cover.
  25. TOYOTA RAV4 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) Spark Plug replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 25
    Close the hood.
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