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Shifting into 4 LO

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Jreaka13, Jan 10, 2010.

  1. Jan 10, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    Jreaka13

    Jreaka13 [OP] COLORADO!!!

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    Has anyone else had the problem getting these trucks into Lo 4 wheel drive? It seems as though everytime i try and use it it just beeps at me. I am stopped when i try...
     
  2. Jan 10, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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    TL697

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    Never been a problem...

    shift to 4HI... when it engages, shift to N, and then 4LO...
     
  3. Jan 10, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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    4low2go

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    Once in 4 HI, stop, then switch into 4 LOW with foot on the clutch (if manual). If Auto or Manual, being in neutral may help. Rolling very slowly forward or reverse has helped also.
     
  4. Jan 10, 2010 at 5:26 PM
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    HondaGM

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  5. Jan 10, 2010 at 5:27 PM
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    rab89

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    yep, neutral!
     
  6. Jan 10, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    OffroadToy

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    Yep, like allready mentioned after getting into 4hi, stop and shift into neutral. Turn the knob to 4lo. If it doesn't go in, crawl slowly forward...you might need to turn the steering wheel a hair back and forth. If you still don't get a solid light, stop-get back into neutral and try it again... this time try engaging while slowly crawling backward.
     
  7. Jan 10, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    kilgoja

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    main thing is if manual remember to push clutch in....you don't have to when you go to 4hi but you do when you go to 4lo
     
  8. Jan 10, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    lndcrzr

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    clutch must be all the way to the floor or 4lo wont engage.:cool:
     
  9. Jan 10, 2010 at 8:08 PM
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    madisonsfinest

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    Of course all of this is explained in the owners manual. I know because I had to look it up
     
  10. Jan 11, 2010 at 3:44 AM
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    DdayIsNear

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    just look at the card on the visor, i thought i knew wha ti was doing and it i couldn't get it to work consistently, i then read the little card on the visor with the "how to" on it and booom, i can do it all the time now...go me
     
  11. Jan 11, 2010 at 4:04 AM
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    usmcgoose

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    I second the visor card motion. It explains the 'how to" for both cases.
     
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