Helpful tips

How do you add transmission fluid to a Jeep TJ?

How do you add transmission fluid to a Jeep TJ?

Open up a bottle of transmission fluid, attach your bottle pump to it, insert the hose into the fill hole and start pumping away. Keep pumping in fluid until it begins to ooze out the fill hole and then reinstall the fill bolt. Tighten this bolt to 14-20 ft. lbs.

When should I change my transmission fluid Jeep Wrangler?

We recommend changing the fluid after approximately 30,000 miles or 2 years.

  1. At the specified time intervals, Haynes reccomends 30,000 miles or 2 years, the transmission fluid should be drained and replaced.
  2. Before beginning work, purchase the 4 quarts of the specified transmission fluid and a new filter.

How many quarts of transmission fluid does a Jeep Wrangler TJ take?

Jeep Wrangler TJ Fluid Capacities

Component Quantity
NSG370 6-Speed Manual 1.6 Quarts / 1.5 Liters
30RH 3-Speed Automatic 4 Quarts for Pan Drop / 8.6 Quarts for Dry Fill
32RH 3-Speed Automatic 4 Quarts for Pan Drop / 8 Quarts for Dry Fill
42RLE 4-Speed Automatic 4 Quarts for Pan Drop / 8.8 Quarts for Dry Fill

How do you check the transmission fluid on a Jeep TJ?

How to Check the Fluid in a Jeep Wrangler with a Manual…

  1. Crawl under your Jeep Wrangler and locate the transmission.
  2. Choose the open-end box wrench that fits that bolt and take the bolt out.
  3. After you remove the bolt, fluid may come out of the hole where the bolt was located.

What type of fluid goes in a Jeep transfer case?

Transfer Case Fluid Recommended lubricant for the NV231 transfer case is Mopar Dexron II, or ATF Plus 3, type 7176. Approximate lubricant fill capacity is 1.2 liters (2.5 pints).

Is it a bad idea to change transmission fluid?

Transmission fluid is important for lubricating the parts of your transmission and reducing wear and tear caused by friction and heat. While changing your transmission fluid won’t damage the condition of your transmission, if you haven’t been changing it frequently enough, you may discover that your transmission slips.

Is it bad to change transmission fluid on high mileage?

Changing the transmission fluid on a high-mileage car is risky. Don’t do it unless your transmission is running fine and the fluid is first-rate, because it can make transmission failure imminent.

How much transmission fluid does a 97 Jeep Wrangler?

Approximately 4 quarts ATF+4 is replacement) when drained via dropping the pan / Approximately 8 quarts dry fill.