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Old 01-18-2017, 02:45 PM #31
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2010 4Runner 4wd Issues

I am new to this forum and have a 4wd question / issue. We had a snowstorm last week and I put the vehicle into 4wd, drove and shifted fine. Shifted out when 4wd was no longer needed and parked the truck.
The next morning the following lights were flashing, and still are, 4wd icon and Lo icon. ABS and brake lights are on steady.
Other than that it drives and responds fine. Will not shift into 4wd.

What do I need to due to fix this? Oh, and it is well over for an oil change! Not sure if that matters.

Thank you folks!
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In the User Manual it says to use the 4WD once a month consistently to keep it lubricated.
You seriously expect these brats to actually read the owner's manual? Easy fix: You engage 4wd for the first time in a year and a taser come out of the dash and gives a full force jolt for 30 seconds.

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Problem solved for me, maybe.

I followed NorCal 4Runner's instructions and swapped the the two vacuum hoses. Now the 4 x 4 light stays on and the 4 x 4 works when it is selected and doesn't when it is diselected. Before there was just a click or two and the light flickered; no 4 x 4. Should I asume the machic accidental mixed them up? He left several vacuum hoses off and minor nuts and bolts here and there (no I won't be using him again).
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A good tip is to always actuate the 4wd system a couple times a month this helps them not get stuck
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I followed NorCal 4Runner's instructions and swapped the the two vacuum hoses. Now the 4 x 4 light stays on and the 4 x 4 works when it is selected and doesn't when it is diselected. Before there was just a click or two and the light flickered; no 4 x 4. Should I asume the machic accidental mixed them up? He left several vacuum hoses off and minor nuts and bolts here and there (no I won't be using him again).
Check the vacuum valve. Remove the valve apply 12 volts if you can hear a click itís working also blow threw it with 12 volts applies if you can pass air threw then they are good if not replace. Itís possible that they are mixed up
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Check the vacuum valve. Remove the valve apply 12 volts if you can hear a click itís working also blow threw it with 12 volts applies if you can pass air threw then they are good if not replace. Itís possible that they are mixed up
COULD YOU POST A Picture of the vacuum valve, i hv a pal with this problem
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