Putting Your Jeep Wrangler in 4-Wheel Drive

2020 Jeep Wrangler

4-wheel or all-wheel drive is one of the best motor functions that you can add to your vehicle while driving in Gallup. Where rear or front-wheel drive, which only adds torque to two sets of tires, all-wheel-drive increases performance by adding torque to all four tires. This is perfect if you like off-roading or you drive in areas that snow and you need more capability. 

At Advantage Dodge Ram Chrysler Jeep FIAT, many of our customers ask how to put their Jeep in 4-wheel drive. Most drivers don’t know how to switch their gears to 4-wheel drive, even though their Jeep comes with it. Each driving system is different from one another, but there are different ways to put your Jeep in 4-wheel drive. Use this guide if you’re interested in learning how to put a Jeep Wrangler in 4-wheel drive. You can also schedule a service appointment with our service department, and we’ll gladly show you! Apply for financing to see what deals and specials you can get with our finance center!

Gear Options and Modes

There are two gear options that come with 4-wheel-drive models. There’s the 2Hi or 2H and 4Hi or 4H options on your vehicle while driving in the Aztec-area. These two drives types are suitable for different weather and terrain, such as:

2Hi or 2H

This gear combination is ideal for dry terrain and everyday use when driving in the Shiprock-area. 

4Hi or 4H

When you need a gear combination that can withstand rugged terrain and icy/slippery roads, this is the gear you use for added stability and control.

How to Put a Jeep Wrangler in 4-Wheel-Drive

You really on need to put your Jeep in another drive when there’s a change in road terrain. There are many ways to put your Jeep in 4-wheel-drive which involves the vehicle being stationary or slowly moving. Use the following steps to learn how to put your Jeep in 4-wheel-drive:

  1. Press the brake pedal to keep the Jeep stationary
  2. Switch the driving gear from drive (D) to neutral (N) 
  3. While at i4H to 4L or 4L to 4H, you can change to the driving gear combination that you need

Consult our experts at Advantage Dodge Ram Chrysler Jeep FIAT 

If you find these steps too hard or you’re unable to make it work, comes down to our service center at our Farmington dealership. Here our experienced experts can get this done quickly for you so you can get back out onto the road. Contact us at Advantage Dodge Ram Chrysler Jeep FIAT today!


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