What Type of Fluid Does a Jeep Commander Use?
Depening on the transmission the comes in you Jeep Commander, the transmission fluid is pretty consistent. Since the Jeep Commander has a …. transmission, it will take Mopar ATF+4 transmission fluid. ATF+4 is common in most Mopar equipped vehicles that are 4wd.
Jeep Commander Transmission Fluid Capacity
The fluid capacity of your Jeep Commander depends on what automatic transmission you have. In most cases, your Jeep Commander’s transmission fluid capacity is anywhere from 10-12 quarts.
Here are the capacities by transmission that come in a Jeep Commander
How To Check Jeep Commander Transmission Fluid
Checking transmission fluid in a Jeep Commander is simple and quick to do. It’s always recommended that you check transmission fluid when the vehicle is on and in park on a flat surface.
How To Add Transmission Fluid To Jeep Commander
Adding transmission fluid to your Jeep Commander is a done by filling transmission fluid through the transmission dipstick tube, which is located on the passenger side near the firewall.
When adding transmission fluid to your Jeep Commander, it is important to make sure you have the correct level, as mentioned before.
Jeep Commander Transmission Fluid Change
The beauty of the Jeep Commander like most Jeeps is that it is DIY friendly and easy to maintain. The Jeep Commander was designed for ease of use, making transmission fluid changes an easy task for the average weekend mechanic.
This video below shows step by step how to change the transmission fluid on your Jeep Commander.
Jeep Commander Transmission Fluid Temperature
The ideal transmission temperature for your Jeep Commander when fully warm is in the 150 – 180 degree range. This is a safe transmission temperature that will allow for tens of thousands of miles of fluid life.
The transmission temperature chart below shows how long you can expent your Jeep Commander’s transmission to last at a given temperature.
Get A Transmission Cooler For Your Jeep Commander
Looking to lower the transmission fluid in your Jeep Commander? Install a transmission cooler! Our helpful transmission cooler buyer’s guide gives you all the information you need to install a transmission cooler and find the right one for your needs.
In our recommendation, a medium sized plate and fin or stacked plate style cooler would be best for your Jeep Commander to keep transmission temperatures down.