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Old 06-06-2014, 03:29 PM   #1
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Newbee & Jeep Maintenance??

Greetings All!
I just got my first Jeep.
Wrangler 2003 Sahara 6cyl, 5spd 155K
I am looking for the most accurate service manual(s) and any particularities that I need to be aware of?

What Service Manual (Climer, Haynes, Factory?)
What lubricants? Manual Tranni, transfer case, Diff. etc.?? any flavor better than the next?

thanks all!
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Old 06-06-2014, 04:08 PM   #2
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From what I have heard it doesn't sound like one specific manual tells you a lot, but I could be wrong there...the best thing I have done is just spend time reading through the forum, even on things that aren't wrong with my jeep, it helps a lot. As for the other stuff, I'm not sure.
Congrats on the jeep too!

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Old 06-06-2014, 04:12 PM   #3
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I have the factory manuals for my 97. They were a little expensive but I believe worth it. Good luck with your Jeep.

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Old 06-06-2014, 05:49 PM   #4
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Chilton is pretty comprehensive, if you want a hardcover. Hanes is bare bones. There are some online manuals, if you search around. This site has all you need....just ask questions!
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Join jeepslimited.com or it may be
jeeplimited.com but not unlimited
You join for free and once in you can download the entire factory service manual for free the realFSM for your specific year Wrangler also download the parts list that gives factory part number for all the pieces in your jeep
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:04 PM   #6
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Join jeepslimited.com or it may be
jeeplimited.com but not unlimited
You join for free and once in you can download the entire factory service manual for free the realFSM for your specific year Wrangler also download the parts list that gives factory part number for all the pieces in your jeep
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Old 06-07-2014, 10:47 PM   #7
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Join jeepslimited.com or it may be
jeeplimited.com but not unlimited
You join for free and once in you can download the entire factory service manual for free the realFSM for your specific year Wrangler also download the parts list that gives factory part number for all the pieces in your jeep
Definitely, thanks. Will do tomorrow
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Definitely, thanks. Will do tomorrow
X2 it's jeepslimited.com. No junk email. I like my Haynes. Too it's hated here because it covers so many years now. Mine didn't. It was YJ's and TJs with a majority on TJs. Now JK's are in them. If you can get a pre jk used on amazon it's sweet for taking apart the dash to change a stereo. And stuff like that. FSM just says take dash apart vaguely. fsm is good if you have a good knowledge base to start with. Like I say remove this but give no instruction. Put it back torque too blah.
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Old 06-08-2014, 07:08 AM   #9
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Try here for an on line service manual. It's the same as the factory service manual, I also have it on CD, bought it from Tech Authority years ago.

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