Q: I shifted my Jeep from 4Hi to 4lo and when I put it in drive the tires are not moving.

asked by on

I was going up a hill and was getting stuck so I put the car in neutral and shifted to 4lo and backed up but when I tried to put it in drive.. The tires are not moving
My car's transmission is unknown to me.

Does the engine just rev and the vehicle does not move? Generally this indicates some kind of slip in the transmission but may also be caused by a low fluid level. Have the fluid level and condition checked first and if the level and condition are ok, suspect a problem i the transmission. Consider hiring an experienced technician like one from YourMechanic who can come out and take a closer look at your vehicles transmission or transfer case concerns and offer a more personal diagnosis.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. I shifted my Jeep from 4Hi to 4lo and when I put it in drive the tires are not moving.

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Car needs new battery or alternator.

A technician, such as one from YourMechanic can come out a test the battery and determine if the alternator is running correctly. They can perform a load test on the battery and test all your fuses and pull codes on...

Q: What are the gaskets called that go between the transmission and the transfer case?

Hi there. Usually the gaskets between the transmission and the transfer case are known as the transfer case gasket or the transfer case adapter gasket. The gasket may be listed as the type of transfer case and then followed by...

Q: Brake Spongy after Bleeding

There is either air still in the brake lines or potentially a bigger problem at stake like a potential vacuum leak in the brake booster. Before diving into the brake booster, I would suggest having an expert from YourMechanic come...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...