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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Caravan & Town & Country -> Combination Valve Test -> Fixed Proportioning Valve Test -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve Test -> Master Cylinder/Power Booster Test -> Power Booster Check Valve Test -> Power Booster Vacuum Test -> Pressure Differential Switch -> PT Cruiser
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

Master Cylinder/Power Booster Test

  • Start engine and inspect booster vacuum hose connections for leaks.
  • Stop engine and shift transmission into neutral.
  • Pump brake pedal until all vacuum reserve in booster is depleted.
  • Press and hold brake pedal under light foot pressure. Pedal should hold firm. If it falls away master cylinder is faulty.
  • Start engine and note pedal action. Pedal should fall away slightly under light foot pressure, then hold firm.
  • If no pedal action is felt, the power booster, vacuum supply or vacuum check valve are faulty. Proceed to "Power Booster Vacuum Test."
  • If p...

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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

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

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 ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 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 Limited 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

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
  • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedu...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 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 Door Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GASFront Door Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Front Door Speaker
  • Outside Rearview Mirror
  • Connector C301
  • Connector C302
  • Splice S352
  • Rear Body Components Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GASRear Body Components Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C310
  • Connector C311
  • Connector C1
  • Connector C2
  • Liftgate Speaker 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 Limited 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cluster
  • Electronics
  • Steering Control Module
  • 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Steering Angle Sensor
  • Cluster
  • Electronics
  • 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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