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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

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description -> Caravan & Town & Country -> Combination Valve -> Except Caravan & Town & Country -> Fixed Proportioning Valve -> Height Sensing Proportioning Valve -> Hydraulic Control Valves -> Master Cylinder -> Metering Valve
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

Master Cylinder

Except Caravan & Town & Country

The cylinder body containing the primary and secondary pistons is made of aluminum. The removable fluid reservoir is made of nylon reinforced with glass fiber. The reservoir is the only serviceable component.

The fluid compartments of the nylon reservoir are interconnected to permit fluid level equalization. The equalization feature does not affect circuit separation in the event of a front or rear brake fault. The reservoir compartments will retain enough fluid to operate the functioning hydraulic circuit.

Caravan & Town & Country

The body...

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

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

Clamp only the narrow forged portion of the yoke in the vise. Failure to heed caution may result in damage.

  • Remove axle shaft.
  • Remove bearing cap retaining snap rings. Saturate the bearing caps with penetrating oil prior to removal.
  • Place socket (receiver) with inside diameter larger than bearing cap against yoke and perimeter of bearing cap to be removed.
  • Pla...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 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 -> Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Warning Indicator -> 2007-09 Compass -> Relearn -> Reset
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 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 d...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Compass AUTOMOBILES

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

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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 Rear Body Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GASLeft Rear Body Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Traffic Information Receiver Module
  • Message Center Jumper
  • Traffic Information Receiver Module Antenna 1
  • Traffic Information Receiver Module Antenna 2
  • Unibody Wiring
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Jeep Compass Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Intake Air Temperature Sensor
  • Ground G101
  • Connector C1
  • Connector C2
  • Ground G112
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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:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Cluster
  • Shift Lever Assembly
  • 2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Compass Limited 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Driver Power Window Switch
  • Passenger Power Window Switch
  • RH Front Window Motor
  • LH Front Window Motor
  • Electronics
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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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