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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Aspen, Dakota & Durango -> Assemble -> Caravan & Town & Country -> Commander -> Compass, Grand Cherokee, Liberty, Nitro, Patriot & Wrangler -> Disassemble -> Front -> Full Size Pickup -> Inspection -> Installation -> Pacifica -> PT Cruiser -> Rear -> Removal -> Sprinter
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Commander Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

Caravan & Town & Country

Refer to for caliper replacement procedures.

Disassemble
  • Remove caliper from adapter and rotor as outlined under . Do not disconnect brake hose from caliper. Support caliper at all times to prevent brake hose damage.
  • Position caliper away from rotor to prevent brake fluid spillage on machined surface, then place a small block of wood between caliper fingers to prevent piston damage during removal.
  • Gently depress brake pedal to force caliper piston out of bore, then secure brake pedal at any position below one inch of pedal travel to prevent master cylinder br...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Rear
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Commander Overland 5.7 V8 GAS

Front

  • With vehicle in neutral, position vehicle on hoist.
  • Mark a line across axle pinion flange, propeller shaft, flange yoke and transfer case for installation reference.
  • Support transmission and transmission crossmember.
  • Remove propeller shaft from transfer case flange.
  • Remove propeller shaft from axle pinion flange.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Align reference marks.
    • Torque axle flange bolts to 80 ft. lbs.
    • Torque transfer case flange bolts to 24 ft. lbs.

Rear

  • With vehicle in neutral, positio...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

Component Replacement -> Front -> Installation -> Rear -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Sensor -> Transponder
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Commander Sport 4.7 V8 GAS

Tire Pressure Sensor

The cap used on this valve stem contains an O-ring seal to prevent contamination and moisture from entering the valve stem. Retain this valve stem cap for reuse. Do not substitute a regular valve stem cap in its place.

The valve stem used on this vehicle is made of aluminum and the core is nickel plated brass. The original valve stem core must be reinstalled and not substituted with a valve stem core made of a different material. This is required to prevent corrosion in the valve stem caused by the different metals.

Removal
  • Loosen the wheel lug nuts.
  • Raise...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Commander Overland 5.7 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Unsnap plastic insulator cap from B+ output terminal.
  • Remove B+ terminal mounting nut at rear of alternator. Disconnect terminal from alternator.
  • Disconnect field wire connector at rear of alternator by pushing on connector tab.
  • Remove al...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2006-09 Commander -> Relearn -> Reset
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Commander Overland 5.7 V8 GAS

Reset

The Low Tire Pressure indicator lamp will flash slowly and sound a single tone when tire pressure is low. If tire pressure drops lower, the indicator lamp will flash rapidly and the tone will be continuous. When the tire is inflated to the proper pressure the lamp and tone will turn Off. The vehicle may need to be driven at a speed above 15 MPH for up to 10 minutes for the TPMS to receive this information. If the lamp remains On, a problem in the low tire warning system is present and the low tire warning system must be ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Commander Limited 4.7 V8 FLEX

Lower

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water inlet tube.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water inlet tube and from vehicle.
  • Reve...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Commander Limited 4.7 V8 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2008 Jeep Commander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Rear Chassis Diagram for 2008 Jeep Commander Limited 5.7 V8 GASRear Chassis Diagram for 2008 Jeep Commander Limited 5.7 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Trailer Tow 4-Way Wiring
  • Trailer Tow 7-Way Wiring
  • Splice S328
  • Splice S329
  • Middle Left Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Jeep Commander Sport 3.7 V6 GASMiddle Left Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Jeep Commander Sport 3.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Sentry Key Remote Entry Module
  • Splice S202
  • Connector C205
  • Splice S217
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2008 Jeep Commander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2008 Jeep Commander Limited 4.7 V8 FLEX Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Commander Limited 4.7 V8 FLEX Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Front ABS Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Brake Fluid Level Sensor
  • Left Front ABS Wheel Speed Sensor
  • 2008 Jeep Commander Sport 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Commander Sport 3.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Junction Block
  • Mirror Switch
  • Accessory Run Relay
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2008 Jeep Commander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Flash: CCN for Durtch Language
    Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Commander Limited 4.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • Document: RECALL - Emissions Recall J19 California Emissions Warranty Addendum
    Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Commander Limited 4.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Emission Controls, Vacuum Hoses
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Jeep Commander AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Jeep Commander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2008 Jeep Commander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2008 Jeep Commander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2008 Jeep Commander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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