Comments Off on 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Quadra-lift & Selec-Terrain
Quadra-lift is a vehicle air suspension system equipped in some Jeep Grand Cherokees. It is a technology that allows you to adjust your vehicle’s height by just the push of a button! Normal Ride Height (NRH) is the standard suspension height, for normal driving.
Click the “up” button to raise your Jeep Grand Cherokee for off-road ground clearance. Clicking “up” on your Jeep Grand Cherokee’s Quadra-lift will raise your vehicle to “sand/mud” or “rock.”
By clicking the “down” button, you will lower your vehicle for open-road driving to be more aerodynamic.
Finally, by pressing the “park” button, your vehicle will be lowered for ease of entry, exit, and cargo loading.
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee: Selec-Terrain
Selec-Terrain is a system that gives you the ability to control and fine-tune [...]
Comments Off on PART ONE: 2012 Jeep Wrangler – Tips and Techniques for Off-Roading
One of the most popular things to do with a Jeep Wrangler, or any other kind of Jeep, is to take it off-roading! While this can be fun, there are some tips and techniques to keep in mind to stay safe.
Before going off-road
Before going off-roading, always make sure to check your vehicle over. Make sure your battery is fastened, all hoses and belts are in good condition, and that oil and fluids are full (this includes fuel!). Next, make sure that all four tires are in good condition with proper tire pressure.
When in your vehicle, make sure to put your vehicle in 4-wheel-drive when you anticipate being in, or are in, a situation that will demand the additional traction. This is especially important because it is difficult to engage 4-wheel-drive after you are stuck.
Comments Off on PART TWO: 2012 Jeep Wrangler – Tips and Techniques for Off-Roading
Here are some more tips and techniques to keep in mind when off-roading in your Jeep. It can be fun and thrilling, but different terrains require different driving techniques. Keep these tips in mind and stay safe!
One of the first things to remember when driving on hills is to go straight up or down. Make sure to never drive up or down a hill at an angle because it may cause you to slide or roll the vehicle. When approaching the base of the hill, use more power and let up on the power as you draw near the top, before reaching the top. If you find that you have stalled when driving up a hill, put your vehicle in reverse and back straight down, while remembering to not apply a lot of pressure on the brakes. Going down hills in low range and first gear will help prevent your vehicle’s [...]