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
      10.4.1. Repair of small scratches
      10.4.2. Repair of dents
      10.4.3. Repair of openings from a rust or cracks
      10.4.4. Filling and painting
   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. Electroschemes

10.4.3. Repair of openings from a rust or cracks

1. Peel all paint from the damaged surface and from surrounding metal in a radius about 2,5 cm, having used the emery paper or a wire brush which is put on a drill.
2. If they are inaccessible, this work can be made manually by means of several sheets of an emery paper.
3. Having peeled the paint, you will be able to define extent of corrosion and to solve, whether to replace the whole panel or if it is possible, to repair the damaged surface.
4. New panels of a body are not so expensive as many people think and to install the new panel very often much quicker, than to repair the big surface damaged by a rust.
5. Remove all parts of decorative finishing from the damaged area, except for what act as the directing initial form of the damaged car body, such as the headlight case and so on.
6. Having used scissors on metal or a hacksaw cloth, remove all damaged metal, and also any other metal on which there are rust traces.
7. A hammer bend edges of an opening inside to create small dredging for filling material.
8. A wire brush smooth out the damaged surface to remove a powdery rust from a metal surface.
9. If there is an access to back part of a rusty surface, cover it with anticorrosive paint.
10. Before final seal to a zakuporta in any way an opening.
11. It can be made by means of a tin, priklepanny or screwed in in an opening, or establish in an opening by a wire grid.
12. When the opening is corked, the damaged area can be filled and painted over (see subsection 10.4.4).