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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Patriot AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Power Brake Unit Service -> Caravan & Town & Country -> Commander, Compass, Nitro & Partriot -> Dakota & Durango -> Full Size Pickup -> Grand Cherokee -> Hydraulic Booster -> Installation -> Liberty -> Pacifica -> PT Cruiser -> Removal -> Replacement -> Sprinter -> Vacuum Booster -> Wrangler
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4 L4 GAS

The only serviceable power brake booster components are the vacuum hose and the check valve. The power brake booster must be serviced as an assembly. If diagnosis indicates a power brake booster fault condition, the unit must be replaced as an assembly.

Replacement

Caravan & Town & Country
  • With engine stopped, pump brake pedal four or five times to deplete power booster vacuum.
  • Disconnect both battery cables, then remove battery thermo guard and battery from tray.
  • Remove air inlet resonator and hoses as an assembly from throttle body and air cleaner housing.
  • Remove coolant fi...

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front -> Install -> Rear -> Remove
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Patriot 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 Patriot AUTOMOBILES

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification -> Intermittent & Poor Connections -> Intermittents -> Low Pressure -> Poor Connections -> System Fault -> TPMS Check
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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

Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification

Refer to Fig. for diagnostic trouble code identification.

Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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

TPMS Check

When diagnosing a TPMS problem, first check the TPMS indicator lamp with ignition switch in the On position. From the Off position, turn the ignition key to On and check the TPMS indicator la...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Jeep Patriot AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 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 ...

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

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Chrysler LLC -> 2007-09 Compass & Patriot
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Patriot 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 Patriot AUTOMOBILES

Chrysler LLC Trucks -> Anti-Lock Brake System Warning Lamp -> Jeep
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.0 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 Patriot AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Patriot 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 Patriot AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4 L4 GAS

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

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Jeep Patriot AUTOMOBILES

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

Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.0 L4 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • ECM
  • Rear Door Components Diagram for 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.0 L4 GASRear Door Components Diagram for 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector C308
  • Connector C309
  • Rear Speaker Connector
  • Rear Window Motor Connector
  • Rear Door Latch Connector
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2008 Jeep Patriot AUTOMOBILES

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

    2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Electronics
  • 2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Jeep Patriot Sport 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cluster
  • Bank Switch
  • Steering Control Module
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2008 Jeep Patriot AUTOMOBILES

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

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

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

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