Tag Archives: electrical

A442F doesn’t like first gear

My auto box has a problem unlike any auto I’ve worked with before. When warm and in D, 2 or L, if you mash the throttle the box can’t hold on to first and jumpsĀ  into second. I noticed this problem when I test drove the car and to be honest it doesn’t tend to […]

Bringing the centre diff lock under manual control

The 80-series after around August 1992 introduced a viscous coupler over the centre differential. In order that this coupler doesn’t get stressed when in low range, Toyota deleted the manual centre diff lock switch and instead linked its operation to the transfer lever, locking the diff when in low range and opening it in neutral […]