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2008 Jeep Compass CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Jeep REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

    Anti-Lock Brakes -> Jeep -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Commander, Compass, Patriot & Grand Cherokee & Liberty -> Connector Pin Identification -> Diagnostic Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Wrangler
    Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

    Refer to "Diagnostic Tests" for diagnostic trouble code interpretation.

    Connector Pin Identificati...

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

    DRIVESHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 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

    Relearn Procedures
    Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

    When a tire pressure sensor has been replaced, the WCM will learn and store the sensor ID when the vehicle is driven continuously above 15 mph for 10 minutes. A new sensor ID can also be programmed directly into the WCM using a suitably ...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 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 ...

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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 -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp -> Jeep
    Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GAS

    Red and yellow indicator lamps are used to warn of system faults. The red lamp warns of such faults as low brake fluid level, parking brake On, system pressure differential and other system faults. The red indicator lamp should light for approximately two seconds during engine starting and should go off, unless parking brake is applied or a problem in the brake system exist. The red indicator lamp should reset after repairs to system have been completed and system has returned to normal o...

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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 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 Frame Rail Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GASLeft Front Frame Rail Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Backup Lamp Switch
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • Boost Pressure Sensor
  • Glow Plug Module
  • Connector C103
  • Top Engine Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GASTop Engine Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Injector 4
  • Fuel Injector 1
  • Fuel Injector 2
  • Fuel Injector 3
  • Glow Plug 3
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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 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

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

    Components on diagram:
  • Cluster
  • Bank Switch
  • Steering Control 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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