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Not sure how 4WD works? Check this thread on how to understand Toyota 4WD systems.

Discussion in 'Recovery & Gear' started by T-Rex266, Dec 17, 2016.

  1. Dec 17, 2016 at 11:13 AM
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    T-Rex266

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    Not sure how it works? Toyota 4WD systems explained

    Watch this video to find out more!


    4WD Operation and how it works

    How about an interactive one I can use, Sean? Come on, aren't you a mod that can find this for us?

    Here you go! (Need to be on computer for this)


    What types of Toyota 4WD systems are there?


    Find your answer here.

    Toyota Tundra 4WD General Information (2000-present)

    Toyota Part-Time 4WD explanation

    Toyota Tundra differentials. What do we have?

    Click here to find out!

    Should I turn off VSC and traction control in the snow or mud?

    Click here to read more.

    How do I operate my 4WD?

    2nd Gen: (2007-2013)
    Tundra How-To: 4WD Shifting Procedure

    3rd Gen: (2014+)
    Tundra How-To: 4WD Shifting Procedure


     
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  2. Dec 17, 2016 at 3:15 PM
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    T-Rex266

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    For the record:
    Traction off + 4HI feels much safer on cornering and uphill starts. Traction doesn't freak out on you cutting your engine power down.
     
  3. Dec 17, 2016 at 3:17 PM
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    @Sean266 You sir, are one of the best around!
     
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  4. Dec 17, 2016 at 3:38 PM
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  5. Dec 17, 2016 at 3:40 PM
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    This needs to be a sticky.
     
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  6. Dec 17, 2016 at 3:57 PM
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    @Sean266 , you are handier than Velcro
     
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  7. Dec 17, 2016 at 6:09 PM
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    MotoTundra

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    I need to check these links out, thanks for the info Sean!
     
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  8. Dec 17, 2016 at 6:14 PM
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    Also, 2WD and Auto LSD will take care of most everyday drives including these snow days.
     
  9. Dec 17, 2016 at 6:17 PM
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    Good info, thanks for the post
     
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  10. Dec 17, 2016 at 6:27 PM
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    TXRailRoadBandit73

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    Great info Sean!!!
     
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  11. Dec 17, 2016 at 6:29 PM
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    Thanks
     
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  12. Dec 17, 2016 at 6:44 PM
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    Sean, I actually READ the manual!!!...first time ever I have read a 'destruction manual', but hey, thanks for this!, great post
     
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  13. Oct 11, 2017 at 10:40 AM
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    Bump for pre-winter season.
     
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  14. Oct 11, 2017 at 12:14 PM
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    Thanks for the info
     
  15. Oct 11, 2017 at 12:51 PM
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    Good bump. I always heard you were a sensitive lover.
     
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    What’s winter?
    31476377-127A-4D8D-9AF3-C78DABA424FA.jpg
     
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  17. Oct 13, 2017 at 9:08 PM
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    Not sure how i missed this bump a couple days ago...but this would have been a good refresher about 10hrs ago. Went up to Mt Hood and shifted to 4hi and got the flashing light..never seen that before. Well it was the answer to why 4wd wasn't working.
     
  18. Oct 10, 2018 at 2:52 PM
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    So here is one of my n00b questions. In 4HI what's an acceptable speed to travel? I know to turn the dial under 62MPH and in cold weather (I think it was 5°F they said) under 55MPH (from the University of YouTube). Also I see the manual says I should drive in it for 10 miles every month to keep things lubricated. Thanks in advance for replies!
     
  19. Oct 10, 2018 at 2:53 PM
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    Safe as possible. if I’m in 4WD, I’m probably going no faster than 50’ish
     
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    OK. I should qualify. I'm the right lane guy who sets the cruise control for the speed limit and listens to A.M. radio. I just never knew what if there was a limit or what have you. As luck would have it we're looking at snow for the first time tonight. Though, it shouldn't stick around.
     
  21. Oct 19, 2018 at 10:09 PM
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    To the OP.... thanks for putting this together!!
     
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  22. Jul 16, 2019 at 11:31 AM
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    so what would be top speed in 4L ??????
     
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    It won’t go past fourth gear in 4L So redline in fourth gear LOL probably only 20 to 30 miles an hour. If you’re gone that fast you should be in 4H. I probably go no faster than 20 in 4L
     
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  24. Jul 16, 2019 at 12:04 PM
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    hay thanks, I've looked everywhere for a answer!! that's faster than I imagined!!
     
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    You’re dealing with one of the best. Sean is a top notch guy.
     
  26. Oct 9, 2019 at 6:35 PM
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    Bump for the snow approach.
     
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    As a reminder for white Tundras. We become the snow, and the snow becomes us. Together, we become one.
     
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    very good video!!
     

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