Dodge Journey: Cooler and lines, oil


2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 250: Oil Cooler Fasteners

Some 2.7L engines may be equipped with an engine oil cooler (2) that is mounted to the rear transmission mount bracket. Oil lines route oil from the engine block to the cooler, which is connected to the engine cooling system.


WARNING: If the engine is at or near normal operating temperature, the coolant is hot enough to cause severe burns. Always allow the engine to cool down before removing any cooling system hoses.

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 251: Heater Hoses From Oil Cooler

1. Disconnect the heater hoses (1) from the oil cooler (5) and clamp them off.

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 252: Cooler Line Retaining Bracket Fastener

2. Remove the oil filter.

3. Remove the oil filter adapter (2).

4. Remove the cooler line retaining bracket fastener (1).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 253: Oil Cooler Fasteners

5. Remove the oil cooler fasteners (1) and remove the oil cooler assembly (2).


2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 254: Oil Cooler Fasteners

1. Install the oil cooler (2) and install the fasteners (1). Tighten to 65 Nm (48 ft. lbs).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 255: Cooler Line Retaining Bracket Fastener

2. Install the oil cooler diverter (3) and install the oil filter adapter (2).

3. Reposition the oil line retaining bracket, and install the fastener (1). Tighten to 23 Nm (17 ft. lbs.).

4. Install the oil filter.

5. Top off the cooling system as necessary.

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