Dodge Journey: Pan, oil

Removal

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 259: Identifying Oil Dipstick Tube & Bolt

1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.

2. Remove the bolt (1) and the engine oil dipstick tube (2).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 260: Belly Pan

3. Raise and secure the vehicle on a hoist. 4. Remove the belly pan (2), if equipped.

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 261: Right Lower Splash Shield

5. Remove the right lower splash shield (2).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 262: Front Engine Mount Through Bolt

6. Drain the engine oil and remove the oil filter.

7. Remove the fore/aft crossmember (4).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 263: Structural Collar

8. Remove the structural collar (3).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 264: Exhaust Cross-Under Pipe

9. Remove the exhaust cross-under pipe (3).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 265: A/C Compressor Mounting Bracket Lower Bolt

10. Remove the lower bolt (1) attaching the A/C compressor mounting bracket to the oil pan.

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 266: Oil Pan Attaching Fasteners

CAUTION: Assure removal of the two bolts attaching the timing cover to the oil pan, as damage to the timing cover and/or oil pan may occur.

11. Remove the oil pan attaching fasteners (1). Remove the oil pan (3) and gasket (2).

Installation

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 267: Oil Pan Attaching Fasteners

1. Clean the oil pan and oil pan sealing surfaces. Inspect the oil pan and timing chain cover gaskets. Replace as necessary.

2. Apply an 1/8 inch bead of Mopar Engine RTV GEN II to the front T-joints (oil pan gasket to timing cover gasket interface) and the rear T-joints (oil pan gasket to crankshaft rear oil seal retainer gasket interface).

3. Install the oil pan gasket (2) to the engine block.

NOTE: To prevent oil leaks at oil pan to timing chain cover, the following tightening sequence procedure must be performed.

4. Install the oil pan (3) and fasteners (1) using the following tightening sequence:

  1. Install the oil pan bolts and nuts finger tight only-just tight enough to compress the gasket's rubber seal .
  2. Install the timing chain cover to oil pan bolts and tighten to 12 N.m (105 in. lbs.).
  3. Tighten the oil pan bolts to 28 N.m (250 in. lbs.).
  4. Tighten the oil pan nuts to 12 N.m (105 in. lbs.).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 268: A/C Compressor Mounting Bracket Lower Bolt

5. Install the lower bolt (1) attaching the A/C compressor mounting bracket to the oil pan. Tighten bolt to 28 N.m (21 ft. lbs.).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 269: Exhaust Cross-Under Pipe

6. Install the oil filter and drain plug.

7. Install exhaust cross-under pipe.

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 270: Structural Collar

8. Install structural collar (3).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 271: Front Engine Mount Through Bolt

9. Install the fore/aft crossmember (4).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 272: Right Lower Splash Shield

10. Install the right lower splash shield (2).

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 273: Belly Pan

11. Install the belly pan (2), if equipped.

2.7L DOHC Engine
Fig. 274: Identifying Oil Dipstick Tube & Bolt

12. Install the engine oil dipstick and tube (2). Tighten bolt to 20 N.m (15 ft. lbs.).

13. Fill the engine crankcase with the proper oil to the correct level.

14. Connect the negative battery cable.

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