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4X4 Light is Flashing Green

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JChase, Nov 27, 2010.

  1. Nov 27, 2010 at 8:29 PM
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    JChase

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    Whether the switch is in H4, H2, L2, it will remain flashing green, regardless if it's in drive, park, or neutral. Tried changing gears too, nothing. And it remains in H2.


    Any advice?
     
  2. Nov 27, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    Remove battery terminal, start over, if still flashing, take it to dealer.

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  3. Nov 27, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    Is it cold where you are at? They are known to freeze up. Been a lot of posts about that.
    Or did you drive in a lot of water. Sometimes the water makes it flaky & the actuator needs to dry out...
    Or my actuator went out but the first two options are the most common from what I read here.
    David's chart helps sort it out. But yeah mine was not frozen or from water. It needed warranty work.
     
  4. Nov 27, 2010 at 8:44 PM
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    It's extremely cold here, -40 C. It sucks. But it's been through 2 winters and never happened. Just keep it in a heated garage for awhile?
     
  5. Nov 27, 2010 at 8:47 PM
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    Just remove the leads from the battery? I'll try it. Thanks!
     
  6. Nov 27, 2010 at 8:49 PM
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    There was a post just recently about this where a guy was having the same trouble. I think that is what he did. Your option of the heated garage is probably a good one. That cold we all want to be inside!

    You could look around for that thread too. Let me see... here it is read the last couple of posts that is what the guys dealer told him to do.

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/technical-chat/124597-06-4x4-wont-engage.html
     
  7. Nov 27, 2010 at 8:58 PM
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    Now that you mention it, we've been having huge swings in temperature. It was +3 C a few days ago, then the next morning it was -37 C. I think that's the problem...

    Thanks Simon's Mom!
     
  8. Nov 27, 2010 at 10:21 PM
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    OP , what province are you in ?
     
  9. Nov 27, 2010 at 10:37 PM
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  10. Nov 27, 2010 at 10:41 PM
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    Brrrrrr .

    Oilers or Flames fan ?
     
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