Mke717spotter From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 2520 posts, RR: 4 Posted (6 years 9 months 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1964 times:
So the wintry weather is starting to pick up here in Wisconsin and its time to put that 4WD on my Jeep to good use. I am having a bit of a problem though with the entire 4WD system. I know that that there are four different types: Part time, full time, 4Hi, and 4Lo. What I don't get is what the difference is between them. Which one would I use when there's snow on the road? Also, I can't seem to figure out how to shift to full time, the other three I can get but for some reason I don't know ho to get to full time. If anyone could help me out I'd appreciate it thanks!
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Corey07850 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2534 posts, RR: 4
Reply 2, posted (6 years 9 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1883 times:
Quoting Bok269 (Reply 1): 4hi is a high range 4x4. This is the ideal mode for when there is snow on the road
4Lo is a low range 4x4. I'm pretty sure that you should use this during bad rains.
Nooo you should only be using 4Lo in off-road/extreme conditions...Never never use 4Lo on dry pavement. It's good off road for climbing/descending hills etc. Stick with 4Hi unless you get massively stuck or something.