Fluid Capacities

Fuel 18.5 gallons 70 liters
Engine oil (3.8-liter V6) 6 quarts 5.7 liters
Coolant (Mopar 5-year HOAT or equiv.)* 13 quarts 12 liters
*Includes coolant recovery bottle filled to MAX level
Automatic transmission fluid 5 quarts 4.7
Manual transmission fluid 3 quarts 2.8
Transfer case 2 quarts 1.9
Front differential (Dana 30) 1.2 quarts (approximate) 1.1
Front differential (Dana 44) 1.3 quarts (approximate) 1.2
Rear differential (Dana 44) 2.4 quarts (approximate) 2.3

Fluid-selection guide

Component Fluid, lubricant or part
Engine oil API-certified SAE 5W-20, meeting requirements of Chrysler Material Standard MS-6395
Oil filter MOPAR MO-409 (04105409AC)
Engine coolant MOPAR 5-year/100,000-mile formula HOAT (Hybrid Organic Additive Technology) or equivalent
Spark plugs RE14PLP5 (Gap 0.05 in., 1.27 mm)
Fuel 87 octane
Automatic transmission fluid MOPAR ATF+4 automatic transmission fluid or equivalent
Manual transmission fluid MOPAR manual transmission lubricant or equivalent (meeting the requirements of Chrysler Material Standard MS-9224)
Transfer case MOPAR ATF+4 automatic transmission fluid or equivalent
Axle differential (front) MOPAR gear & axle lubricant (SAE 80W-90) (API GL-5) or equivalent
Axle differential (rear) 226 RBI (Model 44) – MOPAR gear & axle lubricant (SAE 80W-90) (API GL-5) or equivalent. For trailer towing, use MOPAR synthetic gear & axle lubricant (SAE 75W-140) or equivalent. Models equipped with Trac-Lok require an additive.
Brake master cylinder MOPAR DOT 3 brake fluid, SAE J1703 should be used. If DOT 3, SAE J1703 is not available, DOT 4 is acceptable. Use only recommended brake fluids.
Power steering reservoir MOPAR power steering fluid +4, MOPAR ATF+4 automatic transmission fluid or equivalent
 NOTE: Every effort has been made to ensure this information is factual and accurate. As with anything sourced from the Internet, however, use your best judgment with following this guide.

2 comments

  1. You’re the best. Thank you so much for your help! I want to eventually do my own maintenance. There’ no one around to teach me so I figured first I have to save up to buy the tools and then follow the procedures I’ve been finding online. This guide is so clean and to the point.

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