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When to put your vehicle in 4-Wheel Drive

When do you put your vehicle in 4-Wheel Drive? Often there will be times when you and your 4×4 offroad vehicle will be put in a situation where you will need to engage 4-wheel drive. Living in a place like Colorado where the weather can change without notice, it’s always a good idea to know how to operate your vehicle and choose the appropriate setting for the drive train when the weather takes a turn for the worse. But how do you know when it’s appropriate to engage 4-wheel drive, and what setting is best?

Elephant HillThe main purpose of 4-wheel drive is to help your vehicle get more grip to the surface in a low-traction condition. A good time to … Read More