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4wd hi range acceleration problem

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by fireturk41, Feb 27, 2011.

  1. Feb 27, 2011 at 9:18 AM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    hey yall, ive developed a new problem, whenever im in 4hi, the truck will not accel over 3000rpm, even with the gas all the way down. it just gives up. but if switched to 4lo it will redline all day long if i let it, i dont know why though, this is recent to my truck and has occurred several times in the last week...btw 2002 toyota tacoma, 3.4 v6 at 4x4 with manual hubs
     
  2. Feb 27, 2011 at 9:20 AM
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    achirdo

    achirdo I Weld!

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    Have u tried shifting manually? Like dropping the gearshift all the way to L?
     
  3. Feb 27, 2011 at 9:22 AM
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    fireturk41

    fireturk41 [OP] I like to break shit!

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    no i didnt in 4 hi, i only do that in 4 lo usually
     
  4. Feb 27, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    Is the problem only in 4hi? What does it do in 2hi?
     
  5. Feb 28, 2011 at 4:10 AM
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    2hi no problem, i can redline it all i want, it is only in 4 hi
     
  6. Feb 28, 2011 at 4:25 AM
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    Try downshifting and see what it does.....

    The only thing I can think of, is Toyota could've put some limitations in the computer programming for 4hi to keep your speed down. ?????
     
  7. Feb 28, 2011 at 6:41 AM
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    StAndrew Wait for it...

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    I dont think there is a limiter. While I have yet to be this stupid, there was somone who bosted going 100+ in 4 hi :facepalm:

    I cant help you more than that, sorry.
     
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