Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 4WD (ACR38), TOYOTA PREVIA III (ACR5_, GSR5_) 2.4 (ACR50_)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to replace front anti roll bar link on TOYOTA RAV 4 3 (XA30) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #21
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on TOYOTA RAV4 III (XA30) in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #21.
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    Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 6
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 7
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar.Use a drive socket #17.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 8
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a drive socket #17.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 9
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
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    Step 10
    Install a new rod, tighten the fasteners.
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    Step 11
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar.Use a drive socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
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    Step 12
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a drive socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
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    Step 13
    Treat all joints of the stabiliser link.Use copper grease.
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    Step 14
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
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    Step 15
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 16
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #21.
  17. How to replace TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.2 D 4WD (ALA30_) 2006 Anti Roll Bar Links - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
    Step 18
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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