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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass 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 Compass Sport 2.4 L4 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 Compass AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

Never allow propeller shaft to hang while connected to Power Transfer Unit (PTU), rear driveline module flanges or center bearings. If propeller shaft section is hung unsupported, damage may occur to joint, boot and/or center bearing from over-angulation. This may result in vibration/balance issues. A helper may be needed.

  • Raise vehicle on hoist.
  • Mark propeller shaft and...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GAS

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove air cleaner box and air tube.
  • Remove starter motor mounting bolts.
  • Disconnect electrical connector at throttle body.
  • Remove throttle body bolts and throttle body.
  • Push starter under intake manifold.
  • Tip starter nose toward cooling module.
  • Pull ...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Chrysler LLC -> 2007-09 Compass & Patriot
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

The cabin air filter should be replaced every 12,000 miles.

  • Open the glove compartment.
  • Push inward on the sides of the glove compartment bin to release the stops, then lower the glove compartment.
  • Release the glove compartment hinge pins from the hinge retainers using a twisting motion, then remove the glove compartment, Fig. .
  • Release the two tabs retaining the cabin air filter cover to the A/C-heater housing, then remove the cover, Fig. .
  • Remove the cabin air filter element from the A/C-heater housing, Fig. .
  • Install the cabin air filter el...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Check Gauge Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

When the ignition is turned On, the lamp will light for approximately 2 seconds as a bulb inspection. The PCM continually monitors the engine oil pressure, engine coolant temperature and electrical system voltage. The check gauges lamp w...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant into suitable container.
  • Remove radiator core support.
  • Disconnect upper radiator hose from radiator.
  • Remove wiring harness bracket.
  • Disconnect radiator fan electrical connector.
  • Remove radiator fan mounting screws.
  • Detach radiator fan assembly from retaining clips.
  • Remove ra...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Rotate belt tensioner counterclockwise, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

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

Left Front Body Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GASLeft Front Body Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Clutch Interlock Switch
  • Accelerator Pedal Position Sensor
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Blower Motor Connector
  • Door Recirculation Actuator Connector
  • Passenger Air Bag Squib 1
  • Passenger Air Bag Squib 2
  • Resistor Blower Motor Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

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

    2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cluster
  • Electronics
  • Steering Control Module
  • 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Sunroof Motor
  • Electronics
  • Electronic Overhead Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: Flash: Full ESP Off Function
    Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • Document: Poor Handling and/or Strut Leaking and/or Rides Rough
    Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Leaks
  • Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2008 Jeep Compass 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 Compass 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 Compass 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 Compass 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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