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Unread 12-06-2009, 02:22 PM   #1
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46k km or 30k mile service

2007 CRD Took it in, first service for me as i got the jeep at 33000km from the dealer.

they checked a few things for me, no charge.

oil change including tax 266.00 I near ****.... 50 for filter, 130 for oil, 40 for labour a few bucks for a gasket.

So my questions are this.

1) What is the norm for an oil change?

2) a) What oils can i use if i do this myself?
b) What oil filter?
c) what is the average cost to do a change yourself? (i do them on my vw all the time)

3) Can i do it myself and keep my warranty valid? This is the first car i have had that still has warranty on it.

Thanks

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Unread 12-06-2009, 03:41 PM   #2
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I just paid $600 for my 40000km service and I did the oil change myself. Yup...I near **** too. I got both front and rear diff serviced, $38/litre for that oil. Your price is pretty close to what I paid for my last oil change at 30000Km
I bought 18 liters of engine oil and 4 filters from germanfilters.com for $200 Cdn. Picked it up at the local border store near Thunder Bay, as it is a US address it is free shipping and I only had to pay the Cdn tax's when I brought it over.
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Unread 12-06-2009, 04:50 PM   #3
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is front and read differential servicing supposed to be done at 40k? I got the jeep at 34k and they told me it was due in at 46k, to be honest i never looked for the service book schedule as i just figured they would tell me when it needed to be in for service as required.
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Unread 12-06-2009, 06:33 PM   #4
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Book says front and rear diffs at 40K, transfer at 50k. But, after reading about some axle problems some are having, I might be changing earlier.
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Unread 12-07-2009, 04:43 PM   #5
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I change my own fluids except for the tranny fluid & filters.
Oil every 7,500 5w30 in winter, 5w40 in summer. Mobile 1 ESP 229.51
Tranny every 30k, will have the filter changed also at 60k. I tow regularly.
Front & Rear diffs every 15k Mobile 1 w/slip additive along with 4oz bottle from dealer.
Transfer case 30k Dealer oil.
Fuel filter every 25k
So far no issues. I do this because I plan on keeping this vehicle for a very long time. I currently have 49,123 miles on the vehicle. Time will tell.
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