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oil/filter change??

Today i did my first oil/filter change since i purchased my jeep a few months ago. I bought some castrol 5w 30 and a mopar filter.

Why is it that the filter I purchased, part # 05281090 does not fit my vehicle. I have the 3.7V6 and the filter was too wide to fit in the little holster nor did it want to screw in securely.

My question is has anyone had this problem when purchasing the mopar oil filter with the part # listed on wkjeeps site?

If it makes a difference I purchased the filter at a walmart and didnt notice the size of the previous filter vs the mopar one.

Luckily there is an Autozone nearly across the road from my house so i walked there to get a new filter and it fit (stp) without any issues.
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Old 05-25-2011, 10:55 PM
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Re: oil/filter change??

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Today i did my first oil/filter change since i purchased my jeep a few months ago. I bought some castrol 5w 30 and a mopar filter.

Why is it that the filter I purchased, part # 05281090 does not fit my vehicle. I have the 3.7V6 and the filter was too wide to fit in the little holster nor did it want to screw in securely.

My question is has anyone had this problem when purchasing the mopar oil filter with the part # listed on wkjeeps site?

If it makes a difference I purchased the filter at a walmart and didnt notice the size of the previous filter vs the mopar one.

Luckily there is an Autozone nearly across the road from my house so i walked there to get a new filter and it fit (stp) without any issues.
I would run a Wix filter... Some times there are multiple revisions or maybe a typo.
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Done: Tow Hooks, Amsoil Severe Gear 75w-140, Amsoil Air Filter, Amsoil 0w-20, Amsoil T-Case, NGK V-Power, Skid Plate Front and Front Engine, Front Hitch, Hypergrounding, Shorty Antenna, 2" Old Man Emu Lift, Nitto Terra Graplers, Rola Rack
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Old 05-26-2011, 04:08 AM
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I would run a Wix filter... Some times there are multiple revisions or maybe a typo.
thanks lewi
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Re: oil/filter change??

What version of castrol are you running?
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Done: Tow Hooks, Amsoil Severe Gear 75w-140, Amsoil Air Filter, Amsoil 0w-20, Amsoil T-Case, NGK V-Power, Skid Plate Front and Front Engine, Front Hitch, Hypergrounding, Shorty Antenna, 2" Old Man Emu Lift, Nitto Terra Graplers, Rola Rack
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What version of castrol are you running?
conventional superior protection
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Re: oil/filter change??

Well for castrol I would run Castrol Edge... All in all my recommendation is Amsoil. Others on here run Mobile1, Royal Purple, Castrol, and a few others.

What Type of Oil do you use? Good Thread to look at.
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Well for castrol I would run Castrol Edge... All in all my recommendation is Amsoil. Others on here run Mobile1, Royal Purple, Castrol, and a few others.

What Type of Oil do you use? Good Thread to look at.
Ill check one of those out next time, Im pretty much a noob to these things but I dont mind getting my hands dirty. Thanks
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Ill check one of those out next time, Im pretty much a noob to these things but I dont mind getting my hands dirty. Thanks
Well its good to hear you dont mind taking care of the jeep! If you have any questions this place is the best place to start look/asking for the answer!
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Done: Tow Hooks, Amsoil Severe Gear 75w-140, Amsoil Air Filter, Amsoil 0w-20, Amsoil T-Case, NGK V-Power, Skid Plate Front and Front Engine, Front Hitch, Hypergrounding, Shorty Antenna, 2" Old Man Emu Lift, Nitto Terra Graplers, Rola Rack
Need to be Done:Magnaflow Muffler, Fuel & Tcase Skid Plate,
The Electronics:Escort 9500ix, 400 Watt Inverter, Rockford Fosgate P2, Viper 5901, CB Radio, DB Drive 6.5, SuperChips, Rigid Dually Flood (Front), Rigid Dually Diffused (Backup)
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