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Toyota Tacoma 2008 4x4 shift problem

Discussion in 'Toyota Trucks & SUVs' started by ritetoyota, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. Mar 14, 2011 at 8:11 PM
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    ritetoyota

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    When I shift from 4x2 to 4x4 low it does not shift.. It remains in 4x4 High. The vehicle is an automatic. when I shift to 4x4 low the lite flashs and I get a sound that matches the flashing lite..B:(
     
  2. Mar 14, 2011 at 8:13 PM
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    OZ-T

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    You need to stop and be in neutral
     
  3. Mar 14, 2011 at 8:21 PM
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    X2. Read the manual.

    Also it is best to go into high first while moving because the truck will not always go into low straight from 2wd even if you do the proper procedures.
     
  4. Mar 15, 2011 at 1:54 PM
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    I stopped and put it in neutral and it worked.. thanks for the advice and help..B
     
  5. Mar 15, 2011 at 2:01 PM
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    Life should be so simple in other matters, as well! ;)
     
  6. Mar 15, 2011 at 2:11 PM
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  7. Mar 15, 2011 at 2:14 PM
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    It should shift to 4lo under 5mph from 4hi. If it hasn't been used much, it may take a few tries.
     
  8. Mar 15, 2011 at 2:27 PM
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    This card is found in your sun visor pouch (or should be)... note item #5:

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  9. Mar 16, 2011 at 7:28 AM
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    thanks for all the advice..much appreciated..Barry..
     
  10. Mar 21, 2011 at 8:26 PM
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    hey does anyone know if you have to take the tow hooks off to put bull bars on?
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  11. Mar 21, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    If you had got a manual you wouldn't have these problems mon!:p
     
  12. Mar 22, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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    Damage multiplier+thread jack=fail;)
     
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