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Toyota RAV4 Limited How do you change spark plugs on a 2007

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How do you change spark plugs on a 2007 toyota rav 4 with a v 6?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  mastertech29 replied 3 years ago.

mastertech29 :

remove cover

mastertech29 :

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disconnect the 4 coil wire connectors

mastertech29 :

remove the four bolt on coils

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remove spark plugs

Customer: I have a v six not a four cylinder
mastertech29 :

1 sec sorry

Customer: Are you still there?
mastertech29 :

yes

mastertech29 :

  1. Remove the V-bank cover.

  2. Remove the intake air surge tank (See step 53 under REMOVAL ).

  3. Remove the bolt and ignition coil.



INSTALLATION



  1. Install the 6 ignition coils with the 6 bolts.

    Torque: 10 Nm (102 kgf.cm, 7 ft.lbf)



  2. Connect the 6 ignition coil connectors.

  3. Install intake air surge tank assembly (See step 22 under INSTALLATION ).

  4. Install the V-bank cover.

Customer: Where are the diagrams etc...I don,t see any
mastertech29 :

getting them

Customer: Ok....sorry
mastertech29 :

REMOVE INTAKE AIR SURGE TANK ASSEMBLY



  1. Disconnect the 2 water by-pass hoses from the throttle body.

  2. Disconnect the vapor feed hose.

  3. Disconnect the throttle body connector and clamp.

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  1. Disconnect the No. 2 ventilation hose.

  2. Disconnect the union to check valve hose.
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Remove the bolt and vacuum hose clamp.

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Disconnect the connector.

mastertech29 :

  1. Using a 5 mm socket hexagon wrench, remove the 4 bolts.

  2. Rem
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    ove the 2 nuts, 2 bolts and surge tank

mastertech29 :

Remove the gasket from the surge tank.

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thats it

mastertech29 :

you then use a 16mm socket to take out the plugs

mastertech29 :

it takes about 2.7 hours

mastertech29 :

sorry about the delay my program is running really slow

mastertech29 :

it's really not that bad of a job just time consuming

mastertech29 :

did you get the coils off the rear yet

Customer: I did the front three...then stopped because I could not figure out how to get atvthe back three.....so I put the three old plugs back in and put everything back together...I will tackle it to morrow...I kind of figured a bunch had to come off to acess the back 3
mastertech29 :

yea it's almost impossible without pulling the manifold

mastertech29 :

if you have anymore trouble let me know

Customer: Ok thanks
mastertech29 :

goodnight

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