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Blinking Red Indicator Light

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kanfoush, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. Sep 16, 2010 at 4:27 AM
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    kanfoush

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    Hi guys,

    I did a search and couldn't find the answer to what is a simple question I am sure. I have a new 2010 Tacoma TRD Access Cab with 3,000 miles on it. I have had it for two months. On the way to work this morning a red indicator light next to the gas gauge started blinking. It looks like a frame with 4 wheels.

    I don't have my owners manual here so I cannot look up what that indicator is for.

    What subsystem is it for and any idea what might be the problem ?

    Also, I can take the truck to any Toyota Dealership for warrenty service correct ?

    Thanks.

    Dan
     
  2. Sep 16, 2010 at 4:34 AM
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    Yes any dealer. Did you hit the button for your locker? (called RR Diff) it's on the left side of the dash.
     
  3. Sep 16, 2010 at 4:35 AM
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    Four Wheel Drive?
     
  4. Sep 16, 2010 at 4:36 AM
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    yes 4x4 and no I didn't hit the locker button. Just driving to work on the highway this morning, nice dry day.

    When I got to work I shifted into 4 wheel just to see if that was the indicator for that (no, that indicator is green and just above the red one) and it made no difference on the red indicator blinking.
     
  5. Sep 16, 2010 at 5:00 AM
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    Just checked the book, it's this one.
     
  6. Sep 16, 2010 at 5:12 AM
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    Embarrased but you were right.......I remember closing the vent and it looks like I hit the locker button. :rolleyes:

    Glad nothings wrong though.........
     
  7. Sep 16, 2010 at 5:26 AM
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    Glad you found the problem. :)
     
  8. Sep 16, 2010 at 5:51 AM
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  9. Sep 16, 2010 at 7:31 PM
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    :woot: another problem solved :taco:
     
  10. Sep 16, 2010 at 7:36 PM
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    Can't believe you didn't get an owner's manual with your truck:confused::confused::confused:
     
  11. Sep 17, 2010 at 4:35 AM
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    I did get one, it was home on the night stand since I was still reading it. The light came on in the morning on my way to work.

    Dan
     
  12. Sep 17, 2010 at 5:07 AM
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    When I see a red light on my dash, I usually stick a piece of electrical tape over it :p:p:p
     
  13. Sep 17, 2010 at 5:12 AM
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    hahahahaha thats safe, your nuclear reactor light is gonna start blinking and your just gonna cover it up all willie nillie and blow your truck up!
     
  14. Sep 17, 2010 at 5:13 AM
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    Glade the truck is smart enough not to engage it!!
     
  15. Sep 9, 2015 at 9:49 AM
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    I know this is a really old post but this helped me out. Thanks! My rear diff button was pressed in, i was so worried it meant something was wrong with my differential.
     
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