Just performed this service yesterday without any issues. I too used Penzoil Synchromesh from Advance Auto. There is no bracket to hold the head of the bolt so you have to have the weight of the skid plate to hold it, and the speed of the the impact gun will draw it up tight, that is with the rear bolts loose. Add about 3 to 4 quarts Depending on size of transmission,start engine check fluid level while engine is running should let it warm up Add fluid as needed to fill to full line. Remove your jacks, clean up your mess, re-install your oil pan skid plate and you should be done. Free Shipping Offers are for Standard Ground Delivery Service and are only valid for shipping addresses within the 48 contiguous United States.
Locate the large drain plug bolt on the bottom of the transmission. Place an oil catch pan under your transfer case and then remove the lower drain bolt again using the same 30mm socket or 10mm allen bit that you used for the fill bolt. On Wranglers it's located just ahead of the transmission skid plate. Check with auto parts store to get correct type. So i just click on the link to the Mobil 1 on Amazon and bought 4 quarts but i think they sent me the wrong thing which has Fiction Modifier included.
Remove the 6 bolts securing your transfer case skid plate to your Jeep's frame rails. So fun making your own tools. Clean off this magnet and take some time to inspect the pieces carefully. The fluid will work as intended however, it may cause a seal failure. See post 2 below for fluid amount. While not a special tool; we do understand not everyone has one.
Standard gear oils have sulphur in them and damage your synchros. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2008 Jeep Wrangler. Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii will require an additional charge. The transmission mount nuts will need to be tightened to 40-45 ft. Break the drain bolt loose so that it can be turned by hand, but don't remove or it gets really messy. If you cannot … twist it off by hand, you may need to go out and buy a filter wrench. It's a fitting instrument to transport the free people of a free nation with the respect to which we are entitled and the dignity that we deserve.
Final Thoughts It is amazing the abuse a typical transmission will take as a result of no regular oil changes. Jeep Wrangler manual transmissions are durable. Roll it underneath your Jeep and jack it up into place. By the way the fight dealer told me to check by sticking my finger in the fill port and see what color the fluid is. Make sure the engine is off and that you replace the bo … lt plug after. Park on level ground and place an oil catch pan underneath your transmission.
About the Author Erin Stewart is a professional editor and copywriter who has served as a newspaper reporter, designer, and news editor, and currently works as part of a dynamic marketing communications team. I ended up using a long pry bar to bend the skid plate down, then I rotated the whole thing out of the way. If you do not see bolts on the top and bottom, then it is the Asian. New gasket pan gasket should come with filter. Nearly 2 quarts later it registered and I took the dreaded turn today and all is good. You'll see it on the item page as a Vendor Handling fee, and it will show up in the cart below the item s you're ordering. Install new filter and pan gasket fill with fluid through dip stick opening.
There is a reason for this. Remove the drain plug with the catch pan underneath it, and let all the oil drain out. Step one is to remove the four bolts that hold the Jeep's transmission skid plate on. Use a pan to catch the fluid as you loosen and remove the lower bolt. If you let the transmission fluid in your vehicle get too low, it can cause major damage and could potentially result in a ruined transmission.
Many first time Jeep owners will ask us about what they should be doing to take care of their Jeeps. However, the second time around, I was pressed for daylight and time and came up with this method. Re-install the 6 bolts that hold the skid to the frame just finger tight so that it can still move around a bit. Any moving parts on your Jeep need lubrication and maintenance. Replace the transmission filter with a new one 4.