If you have an older model Rav4, here’s how to save money with some DIY instruction from Haynes manuals.
Brake Job Woes
We’ve all been guilty of this at one time or another—letting our brake pads wear down so far that the tell-tale squeal of an impending problem is about to worsen. If you are lucky, the wear has been fairly even across the pads and has not gotten to the disks…yet.
Another concern, however, is having to worry about not only how you are going to budget in a $500 or more brake job right away, but also worry about if a potential brake repair scam will take advantage of the urgency of your situation and/or make things worse.
A Solution to Your Woes
Fortunately—in many older model cars—replacing the front brake pads is not as difficult as you might think and can be done with just a few routine tools.
That was the message from the good folks at Haynes manual who have provided an instructional how-to video that explains how to change the front brake pads on a Toyota Rav4 models between 2013 to 2018.
Follow along with the video and a repair manual in hand to familiarize yourself with the procedure and ensure that you are understanding how it is done in a useful step-by-step instruction lesson.
“How to Replace the front brake pads on the Toyota RAV4 2013 to 2018”
For additional news related to the Rav4, here are a few articles for your consideration:
• Toyota RAV4 Full Review and Common Problems Update
• Toyota Rav4 Engine Warning for Used Car Shoppers
Timothy Boyer is a Torque News automotive reporter based in Cincinnati. Experienced with early car restorations, he regularly restores older vehicles with engine modifications for improved performance. Follow Tim on Twitter at @TimBoyerWrites for daily new and used vehicle news.
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