Toyota 4 Runner/Hilux/Surf

1987-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car

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+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Systems of heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Transmission elements
+ 8. Brake system
+ 9. Suspension bracket and steering
- 10. Body
   10.1. Maintenance and repair of a body
   10.2. Vinyl finishing
   10.3. Upholstery and rugs
   + 10.4. Repair of insignificant damages of a body
   10.5. Repair of considerable damages of a body
   10.6. Loops and locks
   10.7. Windshield and motionless glasses
   10.8. Cowl
   10.9. Latch of the lock of a cowl and cable
   10:10. Forward lattice
   10:11. Bumpers
   10:12. Facing panel of a door
   10:13. External mirror
   10:14. Door
   10:15. Forward wing
   10:16. Door of a cargo compartment
   10:17. Glass of a door of a cargo compartment and window regulator
   + 10:18. Glasses of doors
   10:19. Window regulator
   10:20. Lock clamp, switch of the lock and door handles
   10:21. Casing of a steering column
   10:22. Central floor section
   10:23. Panels of forward facing of salon
   10:24. Panel of forward facing of salon
   10:25. Air inlet lattice
   10:26. Seats
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Electrical circuitries


10.8. Cowl

Removal and installation


Works are performed together.

1. Open a cowl and close rags wings and a lattice of an air inlet.
2. Disconnect windscreen washer hoses.
3. Outline contours of loops of a cowl.
4. Enclose rags under cowl corners, ask the assistant to hold a cowl on the one hand, turn off bolts of loops and remove a cowl.
5. Installation is carried out upside-down.


After installation it is necessary to adjust the provision of a latch so that the cowl was densely closed, and the surface of a cowl was aflush with wings.

1. Outline cowl clamp latch bolts.
2. Release bolts and move a clamp to the necessary situation then tighten bolts.
3. Turning out or turning, adjust cowl buffers on a radiator rack so that the closed cowl was aflush with wings.
4. The latch and loops of a cowl should be greased periodically litoly.