Let us start with this. However, the outside temperature can change the vehicle's needs to a different oil viscosity grade. While they are free and a good value their service along with availability and speed lack what works for more working people these days. Always refer to the truck's owner's manual for specific details. I then reached out to Royal Purple on Wednesday and asked plus sent photos of the situation for them to see and verify. I have 500 miles on the new truck and bought some Mopar 5w20 and a filter today to do the truck's first change.
Alright so with the decision made I went to Amazon to make the purchase since not all items I chose are locally available. Items arrived and it was time to make an evening free to do the task at hand. My question to the board is. Well here is where it got tricky. Dodge Ram 1500 trucks with 3. Same day shipping does not apply if your order is placed over the weekend or on a major U. In Fiats infinite wisdom they made the access to the filter very tight and awkward to access.
They said the filters were mislabeled but maybe this was why. Be sure to enter the correct billing and shipping address during checkout, as additional verification may delay your order. Thanks for getting back to me mystro i think im gonna just bite the bullet and do an oil change and get the break in oil out and start fresh. One thing that baffles me is the oil change interval. The manual says to change oil 16000 K and the fuel filter about 32000 K. No one had any information on this and also voiced their confusion, also said how did it compare to the factory size otherwise and if it was leaking.
Superior synthetic base stocks and advanced German engineered additive packages outperform other oils and provide maximum lubrication during extended oil change intervals. Looking back it was a challenge yet fun fulfilling experience and feel accomplished with it and that in the end is what matters not to mention that the truck is now well protected with a great quality oil and filter. Our shipping department has its craft down to a science and we've become known for our careful packaging and fast shipping. As I mentioned above the filter location is crappy and many have tried tricks to help prevent a mess when changing it. You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content, while also communicating with other members via your own private inbox, plus much more! For temperatures that range from -20 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, 5W-30 can be used. It was a little smaller in diameter and did not fill to the outside of the filter cup to the truck.
The place refunded my money and redid the oil change and then said next oil change is free also. Org The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community JeepGarage. Got it all done and garage floor cleaned up. Our Royal Purple Extended Life Oil Filters use a 100% screen-backed synthetic micro-glass media that provides superior filtration while keeping flow restrictions low. Our Blauparts oil change kits are designed for the factory recommended 5.
Once registered and logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. Register now to gain access to all of our features. I changed at 5000 miles 8000 km and the indicator said oil life 47%. I'll throw my 2 cents in here. However, motor oil degrades in time due to the extreme heat generated by the engine and the physical force exerted by the engine components during such performance. The main concern is making sure that the filter has the same thread size, the gasket dimensions match up, and that the by-pass valve pressure rating is in range of the manufacturer.
Had my wife hold the funnel and I started dumping it in. To reset the oil change indicator follow these instructions: Steering Wheel Buttons 1. However depending on difficult driving style and conditions Blauparts recommends an earlier oil change interval such as 5,000-7,000 miles or once a year, whichever occurs first. Hi Brian, Thank you for writing back with that information. Does the factory now use Synthetic oil? The plier type started to slightly dent the canister so I stopped. It was half full and no way this oil was going to fit unless I tipped it upright and went in the out spout. I was steaming Hulu through it on our last family road trip.
Your dealer will charge you extra for full synthetic with our free oil changes with the Jeep Wave program. Following the manual will never hurt you in the long run. I dropped the baggie and the filter. Next was the decision and research on what oil I wanted to use and why. Oversized products are excluded from this offer unless otherwise noted. However, I went with the best that was available for the brand and level of viscosity per the owners manual. It's a bit of a bear to get to with the new electric steering but it fits nice.
Another tip is to just initially loosen the filter off so you can spin it by hand and then place a ziplock bag over it and remove. The location is the killer here. Of course what is required for break-in today is quite a debate. Finished clean up and took pictures of the new filter and made posts on forums for advice and peace of mind. Not to mention my trust level with my truck.
Your dealer will charge you extra for full synthetic with our free oil changes with the Jeep Wave program. Prices, specifications, manufacturers, availability, and special offers are subject to change without notice. The 3,000 mile figure is from decades ago. The oil monitor uses a sophisticated algorithm to calculate oil life based on many variables and should be used as a guideline. And consumers naturally followed along, assuming that what was good for race cars must be good for their road vehicles. Today, nothing could be further from the truth. I haven't been under it much.