2007 Jeep Compass

Oil Pan

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  5. Drain the engine oil.
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  7. Remove the accessory drive belt splash shield.
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  9. Remove the lower A/C compressor mounting bolt and remove the A/C mounting bracket.
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  11. Remove the oil pan mounting bolts.
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  13. Using a putty knife, loosen the seal around the oil pan.
    WARNING
    Do not use the pry points in the engine block to remove the oil pan.

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  15. Remove the oil pan.

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    Fig. Use a putty knife (1) to loosen the seal around the oil pan (2)

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To install:

  1. Clean any old gasket material from the mating surfaces.
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  3. Apply MOPAR® Engine RTV GEN II at the front cover-to-engine block parting lines.

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    Fig. Apply MOPAR® Engine RTV GEN II to the front cover-to-engine block parting lines (1) as shown

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  5. Apply a 2mm bead of MOPAR® Engine RTV GEN II around the oil pan mating surface as shown in the illustration.

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    Fig. Apply a 2mm bead of MOPAR® Engine RTV GEN II on the oil pan mating surface as shown

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  7. Install the oil pan into position and tighten the bolts to 105 inch lbs. (12 Nm).
    NOTE
    The 2 long bolts must be tightened to 195 inch lbs. (22 Nm).

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  9. Install the oil drain plug.
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  11. Install the A/C compressor mounting bracket and A/C compressor lower mounting bolt.
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  13. Lower the vehicle.
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  15. Fill the engine with the proper type and amount of oil.
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  17. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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