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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Troubleshooting -> Brake Chatter -> Brake Drag -> Brake Fade -> Brake Pull -> Brake Squeal Or Squeak -> Hard Pedal Or High Pedal Effort -> Low Pedal -> Pedal Falls Away -> Pedal Pulsation -> Rear Brake Grab Or Pull -> Spongy Pedal
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

Pedal Falls Away

  • System leak at brake line, fitting, hose or caliper/wheel cylinder.
  • Internal leakage in master cylinder caused by worn or damaged piston cups.
  • Internal leak in ABS or RWAL system.

Low Pedal

  • Worn brake linings.
  • Worn drums or rotors.
  • Rear brakes out of adjustment.

Spongy Pedal

  • Air in hydraulic system.
  • Thin brake drums.
  • Substandard brake lines and hoses.

Hard Pedal Or High Pedal Effort

  • Linings that are water soaked, contaminated or glazed.
  • Faulty power booster or check valve.

Pedal Pulsation

  • Disc brake rotors have excessive lateral runout or thickness variation.
  • Out of round brake ...

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Install -> Rear -> Remove
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

Front

Remove

Boot sealing is vital to retain special lubricants and to prevent foreign contaminants from entering CV joint. Mishandling, such as allowing assemblies to dangle unsupported, or pulling or pushing ends can cut boots or damage CV joints. During removal and installation procedures, always support both ends of halfshaft to prevent damage.

The halfshaft, when installed, acts as a bolt and secures the front hub/bearing assembly. If vehicle is to be supported or moved on its wheels with a halfshaft removed, install a PROPER-SIZED BOLT AND NUT through front hub. Torque...

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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 2.0 L4 GAS

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

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

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove right front wheel.
  • Remove underbody air dam.
  • Remove accessory drive splash shield.
  • Remove accessory drive belt.
  • Remove accessory drive idler pulley.
  • Loosen lower alternator mounting bolt.
  • Loosen air conditioning compressor and move aside.
  • Unplug field circuit from alternator.
  • Remove B+ terminal nut and terminal.
  • Remove alternator mou...

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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 2.4 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 -> Electronic Throttle Control Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GAS

When the ignition is turned On, the lamp will light for approximately 6-12 seconds as a bulb inspection. If the lamp is illuminated with the engine running, the vehicle is usually drivable but the electronic throttle system must be diagnosed and servic...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

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 Compass AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 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+.

Front Left Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GASFront Left Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Left Headlamp
  • Left Front Park/Turn Lamp
  • Ambient Air Temperature Sensor
  • Left Front Fog Lamp
  • Horn 1
  • Exterior Lighting System Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GASExterior Lighting System Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Center High Mounted Stop Lamp
  • Headlamp
  • License Plate Lamp
  • Front Fog Lamp
  • Front Turn Lamp
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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:
  • Main Relay
  • Ignition Switch
  • Rear Window Defogger
  • Power Door Lock
  • Totally Integrated Power Module
  • 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio
  • Hands Free 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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