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Snow - gears

As im new to owning a Jeep, ive automatic gear box and raised suspension.

In snow ; Do I drive in normal drive [ D] and low gear 4D .?

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Re: Snow - gears

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As im new to owning a Jeep, ive automatic gear box and raised suspension.

In snow ; Do I drive in normal drive [ D] and low gear 4D .?
Low range is for pulling/towing power at LOW speeds. If the snow is ever deep enough that you would need low range to get thru, seriously consider taking the snowmobile, dogsled, etc.

4WD helps a lot on snow, ice, rain, etc. but remember this little ditty:

Jingle bells, jingle bells
4-wheeler in the ditch
4 wheel drive ain't 4 wheel stop
You dumb sonofa*****



Particularly with a big 6.4 engine, use the highest gear that will get you moving smoothly and put a raw egg between your foot and the gas pedal.
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Re: Snow - gears

What transfer case do you have? Whichever one it is, I would recommend driving in 4HI in the snow. Like was stated earlier, remember 4wd doesn't help you stop any better. It just helps you get started from a stopped position.
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