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1992 4Runner 4wd will not engage

Hi there,
I have a 1992 4 Runner with the 6 cyl engine and a manual transmission.

The vehicle drives fine in 2wd, but 4 will not engage. Transfer case shifts smoothly between 2/4/4lo, and in neutral it really is in neutral.

I get no light on the dash, however, and it's definitely not kicking in the front wheels. Any ideas?

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  • Anonymous Mar 06, 2009

    I have a 99 4Runner that will not engage 4WD. My mechanic thinks it is the 4WD Actuator that is busted.

    Said it is about $500 part from Dealer plus another couple hundred in labor......haven't done it yet though.

  • steve413 Mar 10, 2009

    4 WD won't kick in when shifting from 2H to 4H. it takes about 1 kilometer before it actually kicks in.

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Check the wires from the shifter for the transfer case they maybe discounected like mine were now mine works fine

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