2009 Toyota Rav4 Owner's Manual

2009 Toyota Rav4 owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Toyota
Model:
Rav4
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
16.27 MB

Table of Contents

Main Owner’s Manual
31
Noise from under vehicle after turning off the engine
31
Accessories, spare parts and modification of your Toyota
31
Installation of a mobile two-way radio system
32
Scrapping of your Toyota
32
Perchlorate Material
32
Cautions & Notices
34
Symbols used in illustrations
34
Front
36
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37
Unlocking and locking the doors and back door (front and back door handles only)
56
Antenna location and effective range
57
Locking the front doors from the outside without the wireless remote control or key
73
Rear door child-protector locks
73
Flattening front seatbacks
80
Moving a second seats for third seats entry (vehicles with third seats)
85
Folding second seats
86
Stowing third seats (vehicles with third seats)
88
Second center seat belt
98
Seat belt pretensioners (front seats)
100
Steering wheel
106
Lock switch
111
Engine immobilizer system
121
Points to remember
145
Installation with LATCH system (second outside seats only)
151
Installing child restraints using a seat belt (child restraint lock function belt)
153
Removing a child restraint installed with a seat belt
156
Starting on a steep uphill
163
Engine (ignition) switch (vehicles with smart key system)
171
Engine (ignition) switch (vehicles without smart key system)
175
Automatic transmission
178
Turn signal lever
181
Parking brake
182
Instrument panel light control
185
Turning on the high beam headlights
193
Fog light switch*
196
Windshield wipers and washer
197
Cruise control
200
When the Enhanced VSC/TRAC are operating
209
To disable TRAC and/or Enhanced VSC (2WD models)
210
To disable TRAC and/or Enhanced VSC (4WD models)
211
While the downhill assist control system is operating
217
Off-road vehicle feature
221
Adjusting the cross rail positions
226
Capacity and distribution
227
Example on your vehicle
228
Selecting tire chains
235
Towing a trailer
239
Hitch
240
Trailer towing tips
242
Adjusting the settings
247
Adjusting the position of the air outlets
250
Using the automatic mode
252
Adjusting the settings
253
Defogging the windshield
255
Micro dust and pollen filter
256
Adjusting the position of the air outlets
256
Opening and closing the side outlets
257
Rear window and outside rear view mirror defoggers
260
Setting station presets (excluding XM® Satellite Radio)
266
Scanning radio stations (excluding XM® Satellite Radio)
267
Loading CDs
272
Ejecting CDs
273
Selecting a track
273
Fast-forwarding and reversing tracks
274
Scanning tracks
274
Selecting a CD (with a CD changer)
274
Repeat play
274
Random playback
275
Loading and ejecting MP3 and WMA discs
279
Selecting an MP3 and WMA disc (with a CD changer)
279
Selecting and scanning a folder
280
Selecting and scanning files
280
Fast-forwarding and reversing files
280
Repeat play
281
Random playback
281
Using the audio control function
287
Turning on the power
290
Changing the audio source
290
Adjusting the volume
291
Selecting a radio station
291
Selecting a track/file
291
Selecting a folder (type A)
291
Operating the system using a voice command
299
Using the hands-free phone system for the first time
300
Dialing by inputting a number
306
Dialing by inputting a name
307
Speed dialing
307
When receiving a phone call
308
Transferring a call
308
Registering a cellular phone
311
Selecting the cellular phone to be used
312
Changing a registered name
312
Listing the registered cellular phones
313
Deleting a cellular phone
314
Setting or changing the PIN
316
Locking or unlocking the phone book
317
Setting voice guidance volume
317
Adding a new phone number
319
Setting speed dials
322
Changing a registered name
323
Deleting registered data
324
Deleting speed dials
325
Personal/interior light main switch and personal/interior lights
328
Personal/interior lights and interior light and luggage compartment light
329
Personal/interior light main switch
328
Personal/interior lights
328
Interior light
329
Glove box
332
Overhead console
334
Console box
333
Glove box
332
Console box
333
Overhead console
334
Cup holders
335
Cup holders
335
Bottle holders
337
Sun visors
339
Vanity mirrors
340
Clock
341
Power outlets
342
Seat heaters*
345
Armrest
347
Coat hooks
348
Removing the luggage cover (if equipped)
354
Stowing the luggage cover (if equipped)
355
Stowing the rear cargo net (if equipped)
356
Cleaning and protecting the vehicle exterior
358
Engine compartment
366
Vehicle interior
367
Vehicle exterior
368
Do-it-yourself service precautions
370
Hood
374
Engine compartment cover
380
Engine oil
381
Engine coolant
386
Radiator and condenser
387
Brake fluid
387
Battery
389
Installing tire pressure warning valves and transmitters
396
Registering ID codes
396
Tire inflation pressure
401
Wheels
406
Air conditioning filter
408
Before towing
436
Emergency towing
436
Installing towing eyelet
438
Towing with a sling-type truck
440
Towing with a wheel-lift type truck from the front
440
Towing with a wheel-lift type truck from the rear
441
Using a flat bed truck
442
If you think something is wrong
443
In a crash or a near car crash event
445
Stop the vehicle immediately. Continuing to drive the vehicle may be dangerous.
447
Stop the vehicle immediately.
448
Have the vehicle inspected immediately.
448
Follow the correction procedures.
450
Taking out the jack
460
Taking out the tool bag
461
Taking out the spare tire (vehicles with the spare tire cover)
462
Taking out the spare tire (vehicles without the spare tire cover)
463
Replacing a flat tire
464
Installing the tire
467
Stowing the flat tire
469
If you have a flat tire (vehicles with run-flat tires)
475
If the engine will not start
476
If the shift lever cannot be shifted from P
478
Locking and unlocking the doors with the mechanical key
480
Changing “ENGINE START STOP” switch modes and starting the engine
480
If the battery is discharged
482
If your vehicle overheats
485
Dimensions and weights
490
Vehicle identification
492
Engine
493
Fuel
494
Lubrication system
494
Cooling system
496
Ignition system
496
Electrical system
497
Rear differential (4WD models)
497
Automatic transaxle
497
Transfer (4WD models)
498
Brakes
498
Steering
498
Tires and wheels
499
Light bulbs
500
Typical DOT and tire identification number (TIN)
505
Tire size
506
Tire section names
507
Uniform Tire Quality Grading
507
Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners
519
What to do if...
533
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536

FAQ about the 2009 Toyota Rav4 Manual

What contains the 2009 Rav4 manual?

The Toyota Rav4 owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Toyota to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Toyota Rav4. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Toyota Rav4 2009 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Toyota Rav4 owners can do
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings

Where to download the 2009 Toyota Rav4 Owners Manual?

The Toyota Rav4 owner manual for the 2009 model year is to be found on this page.

Is the manual for the Toyota Rav4 year 2009 free?

Yes, the owner manual for the model year 2009 is free, but the repair manuals are usually not easy to get and may cost more.

The Toyota Rav4 (2009) owner's manual is available in English?

Yes, the owner's manual for the model year 2009 is available in English.

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