four-wheel-drive low

four-wheel-drive low
(4WD Lo) A separate low-ratio transfer case gear set designed for low-speed operation and maximum traction in difficult terrain. In virtually all systems, engaging 4WD Lo usually requires bringing the vehicle to a complete stop.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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