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4WD stopped working, no light

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by Jkohler, Jul 20, 2012.

  1. Jul 20, 2012 at 8:01 PM
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    Jkohler

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    One day i was out digginin the mud after a rain storm in 4 low and high and it worked perfectly fine. the next day i was driving up a canyon and it wouldnt engage and the 4wd light wouldnt turn on. its the manual stick 4wd. it goes into the low gear, but remains in 2 wheel drive. i checked the fuse and it is fine. however the vacuum line broke off where it connects to the axle. i replaced the nipple and it did nothing. is there anything else that i can check or anything you think may be wrong?
     
  2. Jul 20, 2012 at 9:59 PM
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    Sounds like the electric actuator took a dump
     
  3. Jul 21, 2012 at 1:36 AM
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    Check the electronic plug on the t case, could of pulled something loose while in the mud
     
  4. Jul 21, 2012 at 1:42 AM
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    You say you broke a vaccum line, check to see if its packed with dirt,mud,etc; Is it push button or lever ??
     
  5. Jul 21, 2012 at 2:43 AM
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    ^^
     
  6. Jul 21, 2012 at 7:32 AM
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    Even tho it's a manual stick. There is still an electric actuator for the ADD to engage the front diff even on manual sticks though.
     
  7. Jul 21, 2012 at 1:02 PM
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    & your point is ???? :notsure:
     
  8. Jul 21, 2012 at 3:17 PM
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    he said its the manual stick 4wd... i would assume that is not the button.
     
  9. Jul 21, 2012 at 3:56 PM
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    i checked the vacuum line thinking it might have sucked up some water and mud but it looked clean and wasnt blocked. i also checked all of the electronic plugs i could find that connect into the t case. where/how would i check the electric actuator? thanks for the input guys.
     
  10. Jul 21, 2012 at 4:01 PM
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    Ahh, i see, well not a 100% on this (I'm auto) but pretty sure theres an electric engage/disengage button option for 2001 on for 4wd for auto & manual, I've got an automatic but still have to engage transfercase with mech. lever/shifter
     
  11. Jul 21, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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    i will have to take a closer look at all of the electronics that take part in the 4WD system. I dont have the electronic button to engage/disengage. just the manual stick.
     
  12. Jul 22, 2012 at 1:04 AM
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    Yes but as I said before, still an electic engage for the ADD
     
  13. Jul 22, 2012 at 1:29 AM
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  14. Jul 22, 2012 at 8:04 AM
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    Yes really. Now get out of the 1st gen section
     
  15. Jul 22, 2012 at 8:11 AM
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    :laugh::laugh::laugh:

    Haha , yeah, get the hell out of our sandbox......nasty plastic trucks.....:p:D
     
  16. Dec 26, 2012 at 11:55 AM
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    Just bought new add actuator part no 41400-34013 $370 after tax. Wish me luck :)
     
  17. Dec 26, 2012 at 12:03 PM
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    Here's a pic
    EDIT: Worked like a charm! Thanks all!

    image.jpg
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2013
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