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Question regarding H4 4x4 setting

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

  1. Nov 16, 2010 at 9:22 AM
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    meegari

    meegari [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Today is the first day I had to use my H4 (first snowfall), my question is probably very silly but can I leave it in H4 and turn the ignition off?

    I also have a remote starter installed would this be effected in any way?

    Also as long as I drive under 100kmh can i just leave it in H4?

    Thanks for your help team.
     
  2. Nov 16, 2010 at 9:23 AM
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    1337Taco

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    Yes, you can turn the truck off with H4 engaged. And yea, you can drive it as long as you are on snow, dirt, etc. Just don't leave it on while on dry pavement.
     
  3. Nov 16, 2010 at 9:33 AM
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    meegari

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    Thanks 1337!! I wish we had dry roads :(
     
  4. Nov 16, 2010 at 9:36 AM
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    Even wet roads don't really provide the kind of slip needed to avoid damage. I would only use it if you need it.
     
  5. Nov 16, 2010 at 9:38 AM
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    I agree. I wouldn't use it on any pavement. Just Snow, Sand, Rocks, and Dirt/ Mud.
     
  6. Nov 16, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    fixed it for ya:)
     
  7. Nov 16, 2010 at 9:52 AM
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    100 km/60 mph is max speed to shift from 2H to 4H.

    There is no speed limit locked in 4H, its same as 2H... hitting the governer around 110 mph.
     
  8. Nov 16, 2010 at 11:58 AM
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    Im in Calgary Canada, and they dont do a great job of cleaning the snow around here.

    Thanks for the tips guys!!

    Appreciated!
     
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