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Lubrication Specs - CJ-2A

CJ-2A Lubrication Specs Illustration

ITEM TO BE LUBRICATEDFREQUENCY*QUANTITYLUBRICANT
U.S.ImperialMetricTypeGRADE
SummerWinter
Chassis Bearings Each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] As required Chassis Lubricant No. 1 No. 0
Engine Change each 2000 miles [3.200 km.] 4 qts. 3 1/2 qts. 3.785 ltrs. Engine Oil See Note
Transmission and
Transfer Case
Check each 1000 miles [1.600 km.]
Change each 10,000 miles [16.000 km.]
3 1/2 pts. 3 pts. 1.65 ltrs. GL4 SAE 90 SAE 80
Differentials:
Front Check each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] 2 1/2 pts. 2 pts. 1.18 ltrs. MIL-L-2105B SAE 80 SAE 80
Rear Change each 10,000 miles [16.000 km.] 2 3/4 pts. 2 1/4 pts. 1.3 ltrs. MIL-L-2105B SAE 80 SAE 80
Universal Joints
Front Axle
Check each 1000 miles [1.600 km.]
Change each 12,000 miles [19.200 km.]
As required Universal Joint
Lubricant
No. 1 No. 0
Steering Gear Check each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] As required MIL-L-2105B SAE 80 SAE 80
Universal Joints
Propeller Shaft
Each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] As required Universal Joint
Lubricant
No. 1 No. 0
Distributor:
Oiler Each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] Several drops Engine Oil Same as engine
Wick Each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] One drop Engine Oil Same as engine
Pivot Each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] One drop Engine Oil Same as engine
Cam Each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] Sparingly Grease Soft
Generator and
Starting Motor

Each 1000 miles [1.600 km.]

2-4 drops

Engine Oil

Same as engine
Front Wheels Disassemble to lubricate each
6000 miles [9.600 km.]
As required Wheel Bearing Lubricant No. 2 No. 2
Rear Wheels Sparingly each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] As required Wheel Bearing Lubricant No. 2 No. 2
Governor Each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] As required Engine Oil Same as engine
Power Take-Off Each 1000 miles [1.600 km.] As required GL4 SAE 80 SAE 80
Universal Joints
Power Take-Off

Extensive use: Repack once a year.

As required

Chassis Lubricant

No. 1

No. 0
Air Cleaner Each 2000 miles [3.200 km.] 1 1/4 pts. 1 pt. .591 ltrs. Engine Oil Same as engine

Not lower than 32 degrees Farenheit (0 degrees Celsius), use SAE 30 or 10W-30

* Excerpt from the Service Manual for Universal Jeep Vehicles page 10