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Help: Central Differential Lock Switch

Discussion in '4th Gen 4Runners (2003-2009)' started by Shinee, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. Jul 15, 2014 at 11:48 AM
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    Shinee

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    I might've accidentally tapped the diff lock because when I tried making a turn, things didn't seem right. The VSC Off, central diff lock, and four wheel drive indicator is on w/ four wheel indicator blinking. I'd appreciate it if people can give me some advice on what I can do to fix it. Thanks!

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  2. Jul 15, 2014 at 12:34 PM
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    THatfield

    THatfield I like Toyota's

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    dumb question, but did you push it again, as in trying to turn it off?
     
  3. Jul 15, 2014 at 2:00 PM
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    Would it be dumb to say that I did, but it still doesn't work?
     
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  4. Jul 15, 2014 at 2:56 PM
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    THatfield I like Toyota's

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    No not at all. Just trying to nail down the initial steps of trouble shooting. Did you try pushing the button on/ off again while the Shifter was in N or in D? (I'm just going through a similar trouble shooting procedure in my 4Runner's Factory Service Manual, which is for a very similar 4x4 system).
     
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  5. Jul 15, 2014 at 3:16 PM
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    Lol. Yes, I did try the solutions that you mentioned, but no such luck. Guess I'll just have to bring it to the dealer shop.
    Hope you're able to fix your own troubleshooting problem.
     
  6. Jul 15, 2014 at 3:22 PM
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    unhook the battery and try again before going to dealer....
     
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  7. Jul 15, 2014 at 4:20 PM
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    ^thats the next step. Beat me to it
     
  8. Jul 15, 2014 at 10:39 PM
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    If it still doesn't go off and it still drives it sounds like what happened to me. Stuck actuator.
     
  9. Jul 16, 2014 at 1:09 PM
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    yup use them or loose them....
     
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