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How To Change Front Differential Fluid 2002 - 2007 Jeep Liberty

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Created on: 2014-01-26

Watch this video to learn how to change the front differential fluid on your 02-07 Jeep Liberty.

  1. step 1 :Draining the Differential Fluid
    • Have a drain pan ready
    • Remove the drain plug with an 8mm Allen bit
    • Allow the differential fluid to drain
    • Insert the drain plug into the differential
  2. step 2 :Refilling the Differential
    • Remove the filler plug with a 3/8" ratchet
    • Add gear oil to the differential until it begins to trickle out
    • Insert the filler plug into the differential
    • Tighten the filler plug
    • Clean off the differential with a rag

Tools needed

  • Gear Oil

    Socket Extensions

    8mm Allen Wrench

    Jack Stands

    Drain Pan


    3/8 Inch Drive Ratchet

    Cloth Rags

    Floor Jack

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Hi, I'm Don from 1A Auto. I hope this how-to video helps you out, and next time you need parts for your vehicle, think of 1AAuto.com. Thanks.

In this video we show you how to service your front differential on this 2006 Jeep Liberty. The items you'll need for this are an 8mm Allen bit and ratchet, a 3/8" ratchet with extension, a drip pan, gear oil, and a rag. Jack and jack stands aren't required but they could help to make this a little easier.

Your front differential is located right here. Your drain plug is located right here. Using an 8mm Allen bit, just remove that drain plug. Make sure you have a drip pan underneath it and just let the oil drain out. When it stops draining, replace that drain plug and make sure you tighten it up.

The filler plug is right here. You have to use a 3/8" ratchet to remove it. Then once it's removed, refill it with the gear oil that your vehicle requires. You know it's full when it starts to trickle out. Now replace that plug. You want to make sure you tighten it up. We'll just fast foward as Don does this. Then, using a rag, just clean up the area. You're all set.

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