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Rear Diff Lock

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by cabsav214, Dec 4, 2009.

  1. Dec 4, 2009 at 7:06 AM
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    cabsav214

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    So I can't get my diff to lock in, I have a 2006 4x4 trd 4.0L. I tried a few times, stop, press the button, drive forward 100 feet, put it in neutral wait, reverse, drive in reverse. no luck.... Any tips?
     
  2. Dec 4, 2009 at 7:07 AM
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    Are you in 4 lo? Also helps to turn slow back and forth.
     
  3. Dec 4, 2009 at 7:07 AM
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    No, do I have to be?
     
  4. Dec 4, 2009 at 7:07 AM
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  5. Dec 4, 2009 at 7:09 AM
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    Thats too bad, I was hoping to lock up the diff while I was in 2wd and have some fun
     
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  7. Dec 4, 2009 at 7:11 AM
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    yeah I guess that would be pretty rough on the rear diff huh?
     
  8. Dec 4, 2009 at 7:25 AM
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    On pavement, yeah real rough.
     
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    :annoyed: Could be the work comp messing with me.
     
  14. Dec 4, 2009 at 8:16 AM
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    Still couldn't get my diff to lock up in 4LO.... I tried for about 5 minutes going back and forth turning and what not. Is 4LO supposed to beep the whole time?
     
  17. Dec 4, 2009 at 1:37 PM
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    did you put it in park first, then put it in 4lo, and then put it back in drive?
     
  18. Dec 4, 2009 at 1:40 PM
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    I think so, I am going to try again, though is it supposed to beep the entire time?
     
  19. Dec 4, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    If it is beeping, it isn't engaged in 4lo. A yellow 4lo indicator should illuminate in the dash.

    There should be an information card on your sunvisor with a set of instructions on how to shift into 4Hi and 4Lo. My truck has the instructions for the diff lock posted on the drivers door. If yours has neither, instruction are located in the owners manual as well.

    I suggest you read both.
     
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