2007 Hilux rear diff lock not engaging

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ChrisJoe
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Joined: Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:38 pm
Town: Cape town
Vehicle: 07 Hilux 4X4
Real Name: Chris
Location: Southern Suburbs Cape Town

Hi everyone, does anyone know where to look if the rear diff lock on my 2007 D4D Hilux is not engaging, the indicator light in the cluster is illuminating when I depress the diff lock switch, but the diff lock does not operate.
I have had a diagnostic done, but the diff lock circuit does not feature.
Any assistance would be most welcome.
Regards.
Chris Joe.
wim
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Town: Vryheid
Vehicle: 95 hilux d/c Hilex
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Chris check the wiring from difflock motor where it meets the chassis had a couple that was broken of there.Cut and remove the corregated sleeving and gently pull on eatch wire.
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Tristin
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Vehicle: Toyota hilux
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Hi Chris I had the same situation with my hilux kzte, after many hours I eventually pulled the electric motor off the diff.The internals of the motor were badly corroded and I ended up replacing the unit.
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