Assistance required with Transmission/Transfer Case

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  1. Jeep2002noob

    Jeep2002noob New Member

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    Hi all

    First off, please forgive me if this doesnt go in HOW TO area, but I saw other 'assistance required' type posts.

    I have a Jeep Liberty Limited KK 3.7L Auto
    (In Aus, they are called Cherokee's though)

    Its a late 2008 build, purchased in mid-2009

    Its due for its 48000km service (approx 30000 miles)

    The service manual advises the following need to be done

    1. Oil + Filter = easy for me to do
    2. Air filter = easy for me to do
    3. Spark plugs = easy for me to do

    4. Auto Transmission fluid = ?
    5. Transfer Case fluid = ?

    I've done a bit of searching on here and in Google

    I'm very mechanically minded, but with cars I haven't worked on, I like to get a background and even a guide with pics to help it go through smoothly, and to ensure its done properly

    Is there a workshop manual available online?

    Am I able to perform 4. and 5. above without any specialist tools?

    I've found a guide for the transfer case fluid change on a KJ (see below) - does this also apply for the KK? seems simple enough without any special tools required
    http://www.jeepkj.com/forum/showthread.php?t=30383

    Couldnt find any photo guides for Auto transmission fluid change - they have a filter too? any pics, so i know where drain/refill is etc.?

    Any help is appreciated

    Tony.
     
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    The transfercase should be the same, however the transmission you should just take to the dealer. I'm not sure, but didn't they delete the filler tube and dipstick or at least the dipstick? You won't know what is in there. It would be a nightmare doing it yourself. Everyone will tell you to take it to the dealer for the transmission, its worth every penny. I did mine this past spring. Plus they give you a warranty. someone that knows more hopefully will chime in.