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post #1 of 75 (permalink) Old 05-15-2008, 06:55 AM Thread Starter
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Changing My Own Oil

Im going to change my own oil in my 06 Jeep Commander. Can someone post a pic of the oil drain screw? Thanks.
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Here's the underside of my XK. You see the opening on the bottom/left of the "skid plate"? Just look right up in there on yours, and you'll see the plug. I'm pretty sure it's 1/2". Real easy.



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Dealer took my skid plate off to change the oil and then one of the nuts inside the frame broke loose so now I have a loose corner (rear passenger side).





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There's definitely no need to take the plate off.


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Get a Fumoto valve and you can change it by just flipping the bail switch and you can connect a hose so that it does not make a mess. You can direct it right into a bottle.

https://ssl2.adhost.com/fumotovalve/

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Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.
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Get a Fumoto valve and you can change it by just flipping the bail switch and you can connect a hose so that it does not make a mess. You can direct it right into a bottle.

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Sorry, Try this one.

http://www.lubricationspecialist.com...FSFknAodKiWDcg

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Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.
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Hmmmm........Gonna have to look into that.

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Don't see one listed for the HEMI -- DANG !

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They are pretty much standard size. The 101 should fit the Hemi. It fits my 4.7 and my motorhome. I gave one to 49er, see if it fits his Hemi. The only variable is the thread size of the drain plug.

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Second 2007 Jeep Green Limited Leather HEMI QDII VES Uconnect Flowmaster OEM Skids Tow Package

Maybe the two will meet up soon edit: they did , I now have 2,now gave 1 away...and got it back again.
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