Toyota Camry

1996-2001 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Toyota Camry
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 1.2. Information before driving of the car
+ 1.3. Independent maintenance
+ 1.4. Technical characteristics
+ 1.5. Several councils upon purchase of the car
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. Exhaust system
+ 8. Transmission
+ 9. Running gear
+ 10. Brake system
- 11. Body
   11.2. Vinyl finishing
   11.3. Upholstery and rugs
   11.4. Insignificant damages of a body
   11.5. Considerable damages of a body
   11.6. Loops and locks
   11.7. Windshield and motionless glasses
   11.8. Central lock
   11.9. Cowl
   11:10. Lock of a cowl and cable of the drive of the lock
   11:11. Decorative panels of bumpers
   11:12. Forward wing
   11:13. Trunk lid
   11:14. Latch and lock of a trunk lid
   11:15. Cable of the drive of unlocking of a door of a fuel tank / trunk lid
   11:16. Facing panels of doors
   11:17. Door
   11:18. Latch, lock of a door and handle
   11:19. Door glass
   11:20. Window regulator
   11:21. Mirrors
   11:22. Central floor section
   11:23. Decorative panels of a forward part of facing of salon
   11:24. Casings of a steering column
   11:25. Dashboard
   11:26. Facing of a frame of a windshield
   11:27. Seats
   11:28. Ware tray
+ 12. Electric equipment


11.9. Cowl



Works should be performed together.


1. Open a cowl and cover with a blanket the next panels of a body.
2. Disconnect all wires which can interfere with removal of a cowl, and also screen wiper tubes.
3. Outline contours of loops of a cowl.

4. On the Avalon models remove brackets of clamps and disconnect cowl racks. The assistant at the same time holds a cowl.

5. Turn off fastening bolts to loops and with the assistant remove a cowl.
6. Installation is carried out upside-down. At installation combine the contours of loops put earlier.


Adjustment of provision of a cowl is provided with its movement in openings under bolts of fastening of loops after weakening of bolts and nuts.


The cowl bolts established by the manufacturer are "aligning" and adjustment is not required. For adjustment of provision of a cowl concerning loops these bolts should be replaced standard with flat and spring washers.

1. Outline contours of loops.
2. Release bolts and move a cowl to the necessary situation a little. Tighten bolts and carefully close a cowl for adjustment check.
3. If necessary adjust position of the lock of a cowl. To adjust position of the lock across or down release bolts of fastening of the lock (arrow), previously having outlined contours of bolts, and move a cowl in the necessary direction. After adjustment tighten bolts.
4. In the last turn position of buffers that the cowl when closing appeared aflush with the next panels is regulated. Situation is regulated by rotation of these buffers located on a front partition (at rotation counterclockwise the cowl rises and vice versa).
5. Periodically grease the lock litoly.