Critical Filter Choice
This bulletin applies to 2011-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Durango and 2012-2014 Jeep Wrangler vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine.
A change was made to the engine oil filter adapter for 2014 model year vehicles that also drove a change in the oil filter element. It is important to note that the two different designs are NOT interchangeable. Failure to install the correct oil filter will result in permanent engine damage.
When replacing the filter, use only the O-ring included in the filter package. Failure to do so will result in leakage and possible engine damage.
The correct oil filter part number for 2011-2013 models is 68079744AC.
The correct oil filter part number for 2014 and later models is 68191349AA.