Toyota Venza manuals

Toyota Venza: Chassis

General Maintenance

GENERAL MAINTENANCE

PROCEDURE

1. INSPECT STEERING LINKAGE AND GEAR HOUSING

(a) Check the steering wheel free play (See page ).


(b) Check the steering linkage for looseness or damage.

(1) Check that the tie rod ends do not have any play.

(2) Check that the dust seals and boots are not damaged.

(3) Check that the boot clamps are not loose.

(4) Check that the steering gear housing is not damaged.

2. INSPECT BALL JOINTS AND DUST COVERS

(a) Inspect the ball joints for looseness.

(1) Jack up the front of the vehicle and place wooden blocks with a height of 180 to 200 mm (7.09 to 7.87 in.) under the front tires.

(2) Lower the vehicle until the front coil spring has about half its ordinary load. Place stands under the vehicle for safety.

(3) Check that the front wheels are pointing straight ahead. Use wheel chocks on all 4 wheels.

(4) Using a lever, pry up the end of the lower arm. Check the amount of play.

Maximum ball joint vertical play:

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If there is any play, replace the ball joint.

(b) Check the dust cover for damage.

3. INSPECT DRIVE SHAFT BOOTS

(a) Check the drive shaft boots for loose clamps, cracks, grease leaks, kinks or damage.

4. INSPECT TRANSAXLE FLUID

(a) Visually check the transaxle for fluid leaks. If fluid is leaking, find the cause and repair it.

5. INSPECT TRANSFER OIL (for AWD)

(a) Visually check the transfer for fluid leaks. If fluid is leaking, find the cause and repair it.

6. INSPECT REAR DIFFERENTIAL OIL (for AWD)

(a) Visually check the rear differential for fluid leaks. If fluid is leaking, find the cause and repair it.

7. INSPECT FRONT AND REAR SUSPENSION

(a) Check the front and rear suspension.

Type

See Procedure

Front Suspension

See page


Rear Suspension

See page


8. TIGHTEN PROPELLER SHAFT BOLTS (for AWD)

(a) Tighten the bolts for the propeller shaft (See page ).


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