*** RE-Written Question *** Getting Transmission Service on my 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo V6 @ 125K miles

Asked by Feb 16, 2017 at 01:30 PM about the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Please read carefully before replying.Thank you.

I bought a certified used 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo V6 from a
Jeep dealership in December of 2015 with 75K miles. I know have 123K.

I've gone back and forth on whether to change the fluids on the
transmission, transfer case, and differentials.

As it's a sealed system (no dip stick), the new fluid needs to be
hydraulically pumped in, measured, forcing the old oil out. I consider this a
"FLUSH". I don't believe there is any other way of just changing the fluid??

I'm wary of having to do a flush at this point as I've heard various opinions
about doing so. MOST have said that being I haven't done anything since
owning the Jeep, there aren't any leaks and I'm not having any issues, to
do nothing... that actually doing so at this point, might cause more harm
than good.

I just wanted to to get some more opinions and further feedback from other
Jeep (Cherokee) owners from their experience. Thanks!

2 Answers

91,565

To change the fluid all you do is drain the old fluid. If the oil pan does not have a drain plug you have to remove it to drain the oil. Skip the flush, just do a standard fluid and filter change.

How do you put new fluid in with a sealed/closed system? There is no dip. Please explain.

Your Answer

Jeep Grand Cherokee Experts

  • #1
    inuevafreak
    Reputation
    2,150
  • #2
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    2,010
  • #3
    thejeepdoctor
    Reputation
    2,000
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Durango
139 Great Deals out of 1,035 listings starting at $3,995
Used Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
112 Great Deals out of 4,927 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Explorer
35 Great Deals out of 1,548 listings starting at $5,888
Used Toyota 4Runner
12 Great Deals out of 543 listings starting at $2,995
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
5 Great Deals out of 773 listings starting at $4,200
Used Dodge Charger
59 Great Deals out of 736 listings starting at $3,900
Used Jeep Wrangler
111 Great Deals out of 2,029 listings starting at $1,990
Used Ford F-150
632 Great Deals out of 9,065 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Challenger
685 listings starting at $9,925
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
173 Great Deals out of 10,271 listings starting at $2,230
Used Jeep Compass
50 Great Deals out of 3,148 listings starting at $2,100
Used BMW X5
33 Great Deals out of 919 listings starting at $2,800
Used Chevrolet Camaro
929 listings starting at $12,798
Used GMC Sierra 1500
239 Great Deals out of 10,212 listings starting at $1,775

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
145 listings starting at $36,888
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 70 listings starting at $27,555
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 49 listings starting at $24,836
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 45 listings starting at $21,988
2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4WD For Sale
33 listings starting at $18,988

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.