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Grand Cherokee 2WD V6-3.7L (2008)

Engine, Cooling and Exhaust > Engine > Timing Components > Timing Cover > Component Information > Service and Repair > Timing Cover - Removal

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Timing Cover: Service and Repair
Timing Cover - Removal

REMOVAL

1. Disconnect the battery negative cable.
2. Drain the cooling system. See: Cooling System/Service and Repair
3. Remove electric cooling fan and fan shroud assembly.
4. Remove the radiator fan See: Cooling System/Radiator Cooling Fan/Service and Repair/Removal and Replacement/Radiator Fan - Removal
5. Disconnect both heater hoses at timing cover.
6. Disconnect lower radiator hose at engine.
7. Remove accessory drive belt tensioner assembly (1).
8. Remove crankshaft damper. See: Cylinder Block Assembly/Harmonic Balancer - Crankshaft Pulley/Service and Repair/Vibration Damper -

Removal

9. Remove the generator. See: Starting and Charging/Charging System/Alternator/Service and Repair/Generator - Removal

10. Remove the A/C compressor. See: Heating and Air Conditioning/Compressor HVAC/Service and Repair/A/C Compressor - Removal

CAUTION: The 3.7L engine uses an anaerobic sealer instead of a gasket to seal the front cover to the engine block, from the factory. For
service, Mopar(R) Grey Engine RTV sealant must be substituted.

NOTE: It is not necessary to remove the water pump for timing cover removal.

11. Remove the bolts holding the timing cover to engine block.
12. Remove the timing cover.

Engine, Cooling and Exhaust > Engine > Timing Components > Timing Cover > Component Information > Service and Repair > Timing Cover - Removal

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