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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 Sean266, Dec 17, 2016.

  1. Dec 17, 2016 at 11:13 AM
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    Sean266

    Sean266 [OP] Mr. Clean Staff Member

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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


     
  2. Dec 17, 2016 at 3:15 PM
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    Sean266

    Sean266 [OP] Mr. Clean Staff Member

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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.
     
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  3. Dec 17, 2016 at 3:17 PM
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    Krezz

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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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    Viper3G

    Viper3G Why isn't work more like this?

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  5. Dec 17, 2016 at 3:40 PM
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    BlueFalconActual

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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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    gosolo

    gosolo I've already learned more than you'll ever forget

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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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    -TRS Mini D2S Retrofit on TRD Pro Headlights (Apollo 2.0 Shrouds, 35w XB Ballasts, 5500k Bulbs) -Baja Designs Squadron R Sport Aux lights. -TRD Pro Grill -TRD Rear Sway Bar -BakFlip VP Tonneau w/BakBox -Dipped wheels & bumpers -Iron Cross HD steps -Undercover Swingcase -SunTek Paint Protection film -Tinted glass -Bedmat -OEM Towing Mirrors
    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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    Great info Sean!!!
     
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  11. Dec 17, 2016 at 6:29 PM
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    aramirez73 The Ayatollah! of Rock n Rolla!

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    Thanks
     
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  12. Dec 17, 2016 at 6:44 PM
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    scurdyness

    scurdyness One thing is sure, uncertainty is certain

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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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  16. Oct 11, 2017 at 1:17 PM
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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. Nov 15, 2017 at 5:30 PM
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    Bump for winter
     
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