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Metric filter alert

This bulletin describes proper engine oil filter usage for 2008 Chrysler vehicles.

Models: Ram Truck, Durango, Aspen, Sebring/Sebring Convertible/Avenger, 300/Magnum/Charger, Dakota, Caliber, Grand Cherokee, Commander.

This bulletin applies to the above-listed vehicles equipped with the following engines:

2.4L Turbo (sales code ED4)

2.7L (sales code EER – JS changed after 2008 production began)

3.5L (sales code EGF & EGG)

4.7L (sales code EVE)

5.7L (sales code EZB)

5.7L (sales code EZA)

6.1L (sales code ESF)

To determine the correct engine oil filter for models with either a 2.7L or a 3.5L engine, refer to the engine part number. The engine part number is located on the side left valve cover on 2.7L engines; and on top of the left valve cover on 3.5L engines.

                                                 Oil Filter 5281090                     Oil Filter 04884899AB

2.7L……………...........................Engine P/N 4892603AA…………Engine P/N 4892500AA

2.7L w/o manifold tuning valve……Engine P/N 4892480AA…………Engine P/N 4892500AA

3.6L…………...........................…Engine P/N 4892706AA………….Engine P/N 4892503AA

When performing scheduled maintenance, it is critical to use the correct oil filter to prevent engine damage. The oil filter on the 2008 vehicle with the engines listed above now have a M22 x 1/5 METRIC thread in place of the traditional ¾” SAE thread. The new (metric) filter part number is 04884899AB.

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