Jeep Patriot Transmission Fluid

Jeep Patriot

The Jeep Patriot is a compact SUV that utilizes a front wheel drive design that was introduced in 2006. Since its inception, the Jeep Patriot has been in the Jeep lineup up until 2017. 

The Jeep Patriot comes equipped with a 6-speed 6F24 or CVT style automatic transmission that makes for a smooth ride and is great for every day commuting. 

The Jeep Patriot is the perfect compact SUV  for someone looking to have SUV space without SUV sizing.  

Keep your Jeep Patriot on the road longer with proper transmission fluid maintenance!

What Type of Fluid Does a Jeep Patriot Use?

Depending on the transmission the comes in your Jeep Patriot, the transmission fluid is pretty consistent. Since the Jeep Patriot has a 6F24 transmission, it will take Mopar ATF+4 transmission fluid. ATF+4 is common in most Mopar equipped vehicles that are 4wd, or any MaxLife transmission fluid.

Jeep Patriot Transmission Fluid Capacity

The fluid capacity of your Jeep Patriot depends on what automatic transmission you have. In most cases, your Jeep Patriot’s transmission fluid capacity is anywhere from 8-10 quarts depending on what pan you use – factory or aftermarket. 

How To Check Jeep Patriot Transmission Fluid

Checking transmission fluid in a Jeep Patriot 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.

transmission fluid on dipstick showing correct levels

How To Add Transmission Fluid To Jeep Patriot

Adding transmission fluid to your Jeep Patriot 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 Patriot, it is important to make sure you have the correct level, as mentioned before. 

Jeep Patriot Transmission Fluid Change

The beauty of the Jeep Patriot like most Jeeps is that it is DIY friendly and easy to maintain.  The Jeep Patriot 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 Patriot.

Jeep Patriot Transmission Fluid Temperature 

The ideal transmission temperature for your Jeep Patriot 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 Patriot’s transmission to last at a given temperature.

Transmission Fluid Temperature Chart

Get A Transmission Cooler For Your Jeep Patriot

Looking to lower the transmission fluid in your Jeep Patriot? 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 Patriot to keep transmission temperatures down.