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My car is stuck in 4lo 2012 Toyota prado. Toyota prado

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My car is stuck...

My car is stuck in 4lo 2012 Toyota prado

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '12 Toyota?

Toyota prado JTEBH9FJ80KO77706

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes I am stuck 200kms from the nearest service centre

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I would like to take it out of 4LO my self by either stripping transfer case or manually activatation the 4LO selector with separate power supply

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AU Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer! I apologize for the extended wait time you experienced, I've only just come online now and would like to assist you with your question.

There are quite a few things that could be going on and it may require some electrical testing to determine exactly what is wrong. You may have a bad transfer case motor, a wiring issue, it may be the module that controls the transfer case, or it may just be a procedural issue.

Can you explain exactly how you're trying to shift out of four low?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I just need to know which of the 8 pin are to power the motor to retract the actuator so it can come out of 4LO
AU Auto Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 6 months ago

There isn't a procedure I could describe to shift it without repairing the problem if there is one, especially if the failure is internal in the transfer case or the shift motor.

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