gear fluid and coolant change question - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Compass & Patriot Forum > gear fluid and coolant change question

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineThe Solution to Radius Arm Bind - Meet Lock-N-LoadFS: Jeep Fog Light LED Bulbs! Several Brightness Options!

Reply
Unread 03-07-2012, 04:51 PM   #1
ronjr8102
Registered User
2007 MK Compass 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Worcester, MA
Posts: 34
gear fluid and coolant change question

I am replacing my gear lube this weekend in my 2007 Compass. I bought 4 qts just in case but feel I wont need them all. my question is does anyone off hand know what size sockets, allen head bits or whatever size or type of tools I need for the drain and fill holes? I have to get my tool from my shop and dont feel like carting home more than I need, they get heavy.
Also I am going to drain and fill my radiator just to exchange some cuz I dont know when it was lst done (bought it last August and driven 4K miles and has 84K, this question is, is there a drain at the bottom of the radiator to easily drain the coolant?

Thank you

ronjr8102 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 03-07-2012, 06:26 PM   #2
tjkj2002
Registered User
2002 KJ Liberty 
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Colorado
Posts: 8,113
Make sure you use the correct coolant,any coolant with "universal" or "all makes/models" is the wrong stuff.

Only MOPAR coolant,Zerex GO5,or Ford's Premium Gold.Those are the onl;y correct coolants for your vehicle,all others are dexacool clones.
__________________
'02 Liberty sitting on 35" tires,HP44,RockJock60,and AtlasII t-case
tjkj2002 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.