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I have a 2004 toyota tundra and tried to engage the 4 wheel drive and it won't engage it just keeps blinking any ideas?

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  • Anonymous Mar 09, 2009

    electrical button

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    James Tepfenhart May 11, 2010

    do you engage 4x4 threw a lever or a electrical button.

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Its possible the 4wd actuator on the transfer case is sticking from lack of use. Its a black plastic part located on your transfer case on the drivers side rear with a electrical connector attached. Tap on it lightly while someone activates the 4wd button. Have truck running in neutral with foot on brake. (dont get run over). If it goes into 4wd, then just remember to cycle it into 4wd and back again once or twice a month to keep it from sticking.
If all this doesn't work a dealer will need to look at it.

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