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post #16 of 23 Old 08-06-2013, 03:10 PM
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I noticed that video for the transfer case was for a 4.7. Would it be the same as the 3.7? Just looking to see how much stuff is similar/same between the 3.7's, 4.7's and 5.7. Since the majority of the right up's or videos are for 4.7 or 5.7.
4.7/5.7 will have the NV245 transfer case and 545RFE transmission
Your transfer case is an NV140 single speed and the transmission will be NAG1/5WA580/5WJ400 They are physically different , but the work process to change the fluid is identical .
Your transfer case and transmission both take ATF +4 .
Use your VIN on line and get a build sheet for your jeep , then get a service manual , both free .
good luck .


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post #17 of 23 Old 08-06-2013, 03:25 PM Thread Starter
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^ Is there a site to get this? Sorry for all the newbie question, first time with a jeep I want to keep and modify lol.
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post #18 of 23 Old 08-06-2013, 03:58 PM
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you can contact jeep here or stop in at your nearest dealer
http://www.jeep.com/wccsapp/universa...ull&category=U
the 05 service manuals are pretty easy to find on line . it will give you 99% of all the info you will ever need as not much changed between 05-06.
parts and owners manuals and all round great site for info http://www.wkjeeps.com/wk_brochures.htm

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post #19 of 23 Old 08-06-2013, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
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Checked out the main jeep site and found the info.

On another note I pulled the trigger on the 2" RC lift, should be here Friday. Probably get all my fluids checked/changed this weekend as well.
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post #20 of 23 Old 08-06-2013, 07:35 PM
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glad you got all the info you need and welcome to jeep. something to note if you take the xk in to get the trans done is you may (or more than likely do NOT ) have a transmission dipstick , so IMO i would tell the shop to measure what they take out and put the same amount back in . ATF+4 and only ATF+4 , and they should only put in what they take out , not how much the computer tells them to put in .This trans is sensitive to fluid levels , so if it's driving good , then personally i wouldn't adjust .
good luck

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post #21 of 23 Old 08-06-2013, 07:43 PM Thread Starter
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Does anybody recommend any sites to purchase parts and fluids from? and yzjwk I'll probably be doing my fluids myself this weekend.
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post #22 of 23 Old 08-06-2013, 07:46 PM Thread Starter
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It's pretty easy changing the fluids just a little time consuming. Here is a link I use all the time, tells you everytihng you'll need to know:

http://www.wkjeeps.com/wk_maintenance.htm#FAXLE

I have a XK too but since it's identical (mechanically) to the WK I just use that link.
Saw on the side your from jefferson township. If I'm thinking of the right jefferson township, Pa I believe your're only about 30-45 mins from York?
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post #23 of 23 Old 08-08-2013, 10:19 AM Thread Starter
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Well my 2" RC lift will be here tomorrow according to the tracking number. Are these hard to put on by yourself? Never did any thing like this. Just wondering if I can do it myself or take it somewhere.
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