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Help...my truck won't have fun!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Veccster, Dec 21, 2009.

  1. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:19 AM
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    Veccster

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    So we get 12" of fresh snow and I warm up the truck for some play time. Head out to a big empty parking lot and drop it into 2wd. Then I turn the wheel and punch the pedal. The engine roars and the tires break loose. Just as the back end begins to slide around in a perfect arc..............IT STOPS!!!

    Its like my wife programmed my truck to not allow me to have fun. So how the hell do I override this 'wife' feature?

    I wanna do donuts!!!


    Oh...I have a 2009 TRD Sport.
     
  2. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    Turn off the VSC and all that extra BS that you have.
     
  3. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:26 AM
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    RedruM29

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  4. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    Maybe I need to read the book again but pressing the VSC button did nothing at all.
     
  5. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    well there's your problem!
     
  6. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Smartass!


    :rofl:
     
  7. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:29 AM
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    Push the button with the car and tread marks...
     
  8. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:30 AM
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  9. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:30 AM
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    hey hey hey none of that in here!
     
  10. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:30 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    FTW!!!


    Other options

    A: Get rid of truck
    B: Get rid of wife
     
  11. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:31 AM
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    You may need to hold the button down????
     
  12. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:32 AM
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    Don't be hatin'
     
  13. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    Hold the button down, I had the same problem... thought I bought a truck I couldn't play around with! It's all better now that I figured out how to turn off all the fun killing stuff.
     
  14. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    My truck can have fun:burnrubber:
     
  15. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    Afwrestler1986

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    I concur.
     
  16. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    I got your back John.................:quickdraw:
     
  17. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:35 AM
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    well sir, let me correct you...



    YOU dont be hatin' :D
     
  18. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:41 AM
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    Ok...so I think I figured out my problem - the VSC switch is not working. When I'm in park or in gear and the vehicle is stopped, pressing that switch does nothing. I even tried holding it down (as the book indicates) to turn off both features but no indicator light came on the dash.

    I had that part of the dash apart to install my bed lights. I thought I put everything back together but I guess not. I'll have to take it apart to see what happened.

    Crap....I want to have fun!

    And yes, my 1st gen had no problem spinning me dizzy! She could twirl like a skilled ice skater.
     
  19. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:44 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    just pop out that little switch and make sure you still have the wires attached
     
  20. Dec 21, 2009 at 10:47 AM
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    How do you pop the switch out? Just stick a small screwdriver under the edge and pry it out?

    I have only ever removed the whole dash to access those harnesses. There is a good possibility I forgot to plug the harnesses into the back of those switches.


    Does anyone know if those switches light up at all? Are they back lit when the headlights are on?
     
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