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Locking rear differential won't lock

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Tacoma2000, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. Nov 20, 2009 at 9:08 AM
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    Tacoma2000

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    I have used the locking differential many times since I bought my 2000 Tacoma in 2000. I think it is useful in mudholes and rocky/scree slopes. But since this last summer it won't lock. The red light just blinks. I'm ready to do something about it. I would rather have a limited slip differential, but that would be very expensive, so I want to repair the locking mechanism/motor or whatever is the problem. Toyota wants over $700 for the part, which includes the entire locking mechanism attached to the front of the rear differential. Has anyone repaired this locking motor/mechanism?
     
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