Originally Posted by Dodgey
WOW. Roger thank you so much for all the information. Can I use any coolant like Prestone in the yellow bottle or do I need to get Mopar coolant?
What about the four wheel drive system? I guess things like the differential fluid such related to that system are what is really foreign to me. What brand of spark plugs do you recommend?
This is from my owners manual.
RECOMMENDED FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS AND GENUINE PARTS
Component Fluids, Lubricants and Genuine Parts
Engine Coolant Mopar Antifreeze/Coolant 5 Year/100,000 Mile Formula HOAT (Hybrid Organic
Additive Technology) P/N 5011764AB or equivalent.
3.7/4.7L Engine Oil Use SAE 5W-30, API Certified, meeting material standard MS-6395.
5.7L Engine Oil Use SAE 5W-20, API Certified, meeting material standard MS-6395.
Engine Oil Filter Mopar Engine Oil Filter, P/N 5281090 or equivalent.
Spark Plugs Refer to the Vehicle Emission Control Information label in the engine compartment.
Fuel Selection (all except 5.7L) 87 Octane, (R+M)/2 Method
Fuel Selection (5.7L) 89 Octane, (R+M)/2 Method, Mid-Grade Preferred (87 Octane acceptable)
Component Fluids, Lubricants and Genuine Parts.
Automatic Transmission Mopar ATF+4, Automatic Transmission Fluid or or equivalent.
Transfer Case Mopar ATF+4, Automatic Transmission Fluid or equivalent.
Manual Transmission Fluid NV 4500 75W-85 Synthetic, API grade GL4, Mopar P/N 4874459 or equivalent.
Manaul Transmission Fluid (G238). Mopar ATF+4, Automatic Transmission Fluid or equivalent.
Manual Transmission Fluid (G-56) Mopar ATF+4, Automatic Transmission Fluid or equivalent.
Clutch Linkage Multipurpose Grease, NLGI Grade 2 E.P. or equivalent.
1500 Model Front Axle (4X4) GL-5 SAE 75W-90 or equivalent.
1500 Model Rear Axle Mopar Synthetic Gear Lubricant SAE 75W-140 (MS-8985). Limited-Slip
Rear Axles on 1500 Models Require the addition of 118 ml (4 oz.) Mopar
limited slip additive or equivalent.
2500/3500 Model Front and Rear
Synthetic, GL-5 SAE, 75W-90 or equivalent. Limited-Slip 10.5/11.5 inch
Rear Axles DO NOT REQUIRE a limited slip additive.
Brake Master Cylinder Mopar DOT 3 and SAE J1703 should be used or equivalent. If DOT 3
brake fluid is not available, then DOT 4 is acceptable. Use only recommended
Power Steering Reservoir Mopar ATF+4, Automatic Transmission Fluid or equivalent.
Look on your emission sticker on your hood. It will have a part number for the spark plug and what gap it should be. I recommend OEM, which were Champion on my truck, and probably will be the same for yours.
Let me know if you have any more questions.