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Amedee, Jeep Technician
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Just put a crate engine in a jeep liberty 3.7 v6..

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just put a crate engine in a jeep liberty 3.7 v6..what is the first time starting procedure
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Amedee replied 6 years ago.

There really is no procedure. After everything is hooked up, just be sure all the fluids are clean and full and see if she fires up. Just be sure to double and triple check the oil level. MIght not be a bad idea to turn it over by hand to pump some oil around the motor before starting it up.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
i was told i should prime the oil pump by turning it over with no spark plugs
Expert:  Amedee replied 6 years ago.
Right... I would do this as a precaution before firing it up. The spark plugs do not have to be removed in order to do this.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
no special oils or anything?
Expert:  Amedee replied 6 years ago.
NO...NO specail oils.
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Expert:  Amedee replied 6 years ago.
Only if it is a brand new motor, you will need to prime the pump... thats it.
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
thank u
Expert:  Amedee replied 6 years ago.
You bet!

Good luck!