Toyota PAB4-Toyota RAV4
1. Operation of the car
2. Maintenance
3. Engines
4. Cooling systems and conditioning
5. Fuel system and system of production of the fulfilled gases
6. System of ignition
7. The control system and decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
8. Coupling
9. Transmission
10. Driveshaft and shaft of the drive of driving wheels
   General information
   Shaft of the drive of forward wheels
   Shaft of the drive of back wheels on all-wheel drive cars
   Replacement of protective covers of hinges of a shaft of the drive of a wheel
   Basic bearing of the driveshaft
   Sealing cuffs of reverse main gear
   Differential on all-wheel drive cars
11. Brake system
12. Suspension bracket
13. Steering and running gear
14. Body
15. Electric equipment
Schemes of electric equipment

Toyota RAV4>> Driveshaft and shaft of the drive of driving wheels>> Driveshaft>> Check
Emphasis block forward wheels to interfere with movement of the car. Lift a back part of the car and establish it on support. Lower the lever of the parking brake and install the gear shifting lever in neutral situation.
From under the car examine the driveshaft on lack of dents and cracks. In the presence of damages replace the driveshaft.
Check lack of leaks in junctions of forward and back parts of the driveshaft with the transmission and with reverse main gear. Existence of leaks in a forward part indicates wear or defect of a cuff of the transmission, and leaks in a back part demonstrate failure of a cuff of reverse main gear.
While the assistant rotates a back wheel, check a condition of universal hinges which have to rotate smoothly, without jammings and a visible side play. If the basic bearing of the driveshaft publishes noise, so it is worn-out or damaged and it needs to be replaced. Also check a condition of a rubber support of the bearing for lack of stratification and cracks.
Check a condition of universal hinges at motionless cardan to a shaft, having captured him two hands and trying to turn in one and other parties. Any side play indicates wear of hinges, in this case it is necessary to replace a forward or back part of the driveshaft.
At last, check an inhaling of bolts of fastening of the driveshaft.