Reset 4WD warning light indicator Toyota Rav4

Reset 4WD warning light indicator Toyota Rav4, second generation XA20 and third generation XA30. From year: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008.

How to reset 4WD warning light indicator Toyota Rav4, 2 generation XA20 and 3 generation XA30.

The light warns that when there is a problem somewhere in active torque control 4WD system. The light will come on when the engine switch is turned to the “ON” position, and will go off after about a few seconds. If the warning light does not come on when the engine switch is turned to the “ON” position, contact your Toyota dealer to service the vehicle.

If the 4WD warning light flashes.

This indicates that the driveline temperature has become too high. Without turning off the engine, do either of the following to cool the driveline:

  • Reduce vehicle speed until the light goes off.
  • Stop the vehicle at a safe place and allow the engine to idle until the light goes off.

If operation of the vehicle is continued while the light is flashing, the system automatically shuts off the engine torque that is applied to the rear wheels to protect the driveline. If this happens, the light will flash faster.

When the driveline temperature falls enough, the light will go off.

If the “4WD” warning light remains on. This indicates that the system may not work properly. Contact your Toyota dealer to service your vehicle.

All information how to reset 4WD warning light is taken from Toyota Rav 4 owners manual.



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2 thoughts on “Reset 4WD warning light indicator Toyota Rav4”

  1. Hi there, would like to reset the 4wd light on my 2011 rav4, 4cyl. tried the battery disconnect and jumper wire but no help, appreciate your suggestions.

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