How to use the Jeep Wangler four-wheel drive

Most Wrangler owners may not know when to use which gears are appropriate

According to the survey, about 70% of Jeep owners never take their vehicles to unpaved roads. Therefore, it is likely that you will never need to use that shifter.
If this describes you, then don’t worry. The two-wheel-drive runs well on the pavement most of the time. However, it may be beneficial to understand how the thing works. Here’s why.

There is a transfer case toggle next to the transmission lever. First look at the first gear 2H, 2 for two-wheel drive, and H for high speed. On a normal paved road select the 2H gear, when the vehicle is in rear-wheel drive.

4H is also well understood, 4 that means 4WD, H for high, suitable for the type of dirt, sand or smooth/snowy/icy roads, etc. Wrangler here fine for 4H PART TINE and AUTO.
4H AUTO gear, in the city or high-speed driving, does not need to manually select the two-wheel-drive mode, it can be achieved through the front axle intelligent separation technology to switch between two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive. In low-speed 4WD mode with 2.72:1 magnification, it can also be manually switched to 2WD or 4WD mode, depending on the needs of the driver’s road conditions.

The lower one, 4L, means low-speed 4WD, where the front and rear wheels of the car use a lower gear ratio together in the low-speed range to produce excellent traction with higher torque and better engine braking. This gear is suitable for extreme road conditions such as fast roads full of big rocks, deeper snow, thick mud, or tricky waterways. Overall, 4-low helps you control your vehicle better in these challenging off-road conditions where speed is not an issue.

Finally, it is important to note that when switching from 2H to 4H, the speed needs to be below 55 mph. If switching to 4L, the speed needs to be even lower than 3 mph, and it is best to stop and then shift into 4L. In addition, 4L can only be used in the face of challenging road conditions, when the speed cannot exceed 25 mph.

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