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4X4 low won't engage

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by maineah, Apr 16, 2011.

  1. Apr 16, 2011 at 1:58 PM
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    maineah

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    I have a 2011 with about 2,500 miles on it and it will not shift into 4 wheel low. It's a 6 spd. the light comes on but it flashes and beeps. I live in the middle of the woods and I need to use 4 low to pull with so no this thing was not on the pavement and I did move it back and forth and bit but it would not shift into 4 low 4 high seems to work fine. While all this was going on the light said 4 low and was beeping even though it was switched back to 2 high yeah I did move it and switched the key off and restarted it. Any one had any issues with theirs?
     
  2. Apr 16, 2011 at 2:00 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    come to a stop in 4hi, push the clutch in all the way, turn knob to 4lo. Repeat in reverse order to get out of 4low. Must be stopped, and must have the clutch pedal all the way to the floor to go in or out of low.
     
  3. Apr 16, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    I'd go back and re-read the manual instructions again- Fully depress the clutch, etc etc etc, and then if it still doesn't work- Take it to the dealer.

    And just to be clear- You have a 4x4- Not a prerunner like your profile says right??
     
  4. Apr 16, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    Lol. I'd imagine so. Might want to edit that, OP.
     
  5. Apr 16, 2011 at 2:03 PM
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    back to bone stock.

    you're like a detective!! reading comprehension is not my forte..hahah.
     
  6. Apr 16, 2011 at 2:03 PM
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    lol
     
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    IDK about detective...but I catch a thing now and again...:cool:
     
  8. Apr 16, 2011 at 4:35 PM
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    maineah

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    Thanks done all that even read the directions! (the book actually says you can be moving 2-3 mph) looks like the dealer might be busy with this one. Kind of liked the stick on the floor little better. Now to have a look at the profile.
     
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