Oil Filter Change For Some 2008 Vehicles – Chrysler Dodge Ram Jeep

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NUMBER: 09-006-07
GROUP: Engine
DATE: October 23, 2007

 

SUBJECT:

Oil Filter Change For Some 2008 Vehicles

 

OVERVIEW:

This bulletin describes proper oil filter usage for 2008 vehicles with engines listed below.

 

MODELS:

2008 (DR/DH/DC/D1) Ram Truck
2008 (HB) Durango
2008 (HG) Aspen
2008 (JS) Sebring/Sebring Convertible/Avenger
2008 (LX) 300/Magnum/Charger
2008 (LE) 300C/300 Touring (International Markets)
2008 (L2) 300C (China)
2008 (ND) Dakota
2008 (PM) Caliber
2008 (WK) Grand Cherokee
2008 (WH) Grand Cherokee (International Markets)
2008 (W2) Grand Cherokee (China)
2008 (XK) Commander
2008 (XH) Commander (International Markets)

 

NOTE: This bulletin applies to the above listed vehicles equipped with the following engines:

  • 4L – Turbo Only (sales code ED4)
  • 7L – (sales code EER) – (JS) Changed after 2008 production began, see chart below.
  • 5L – (sales codes EGF & EGG) (JS) Changed after 2008 production began, see chart below.
  • 7L – (sales code EVE)
  • 7L – (sales code EZB)
  • 7L – (sales code EZA)
  • 1L – (sales code ESF)

NOTE: To determine the correct oil filter for (JS) models with either a 2.7L or a 3.5L engine, refer to the engine part number. The engine part number is located:

Oil Filter Oil Filter
5281090 04884899AB
2.7L (JS) Engine Part Number
4892603AA
Engine Part Number
4892500AA
2.7L (JS) w/o Manifold Tuning Valve (MTV) Engine Part Number
4892480AA
Engine Part Number
4892500AA
3.5L (JS) Engine Part Number
4892706AA
Engine Part Number
4892503AA

 

DISCUSSION:

When performing scheduled maintenance, it is critical to use the correct oil filter to prevent engine damage. The oil filter on the 2008 vehicle with the engines listed above now have a M22 x 1.5 METRIC thread in place of the traditional 3/4” SAE thread.

NOTE: The new filter part number is 04884899AB.

Ensure that any personnel performing oil change maintenance service and parts personnel are informed of this change.

 

POLICY:

Information Only

 

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