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Old 10-14-2013, 07:47 PM
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Default Oil filter for 2014 Caravan 3.6 Pentastar

Hi,
I am looking for Mopar Oil filter part # for 2014 Caravan with 3.6 Pentastar engine.

This ebay seller MyMoparParts stated MO-744 does not fit 2014 engines.

Can someone clarify?
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It's odd, but it looks like Chrysler may have redesigned the oil filter housing, and the oil filter. The oil filter for 2014 has new part number # 68191349AA (MO-349). The new 2014 filter has a different design than the 2013 Pentastar 3.6 oil filter.

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Old 10-14-2013, 10:33 PM
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Chrysler redesigned the filter for 2014, and it is made to fit the 3.6L and the up coming 3.2L pentastar engine. The MO-744 will not work.
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Old 10-15-2013, 07:15 AM
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Thank you, DGCaravan and steak59
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Old 10-15-2013, 11:34 AM
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A NEW OIL FILTER IS RELEASED FOR 2014 MODELS THAT INCLUDE A 3.6L / 3.2L OR 3.0L (PENTASTAR FAMILY ENGINE)
The 2014 Pentastar engine will be launching soon. The oil filter that was used in the 2013 Pentastar engines WILL NOT work with the 2014 engine.

Using a 2013 filter on 2014 model engines will create an oil leak situation.

2014 - 68191349AA - Filter Kit = Filter and Cap O-ring

Not backward compatible

2013 is 68079744AB - Filter Kit = Filter and Cap O-ring

Not forward compatible

The below 2014 engines will also use the 2014 filter 68191349AA - Filter Kit = Filter and Cap O-ring

2014 – 3.6L, DS DX JC JF JK JS J3 LC LD LX RM RT VF WD WK W6

2014 – 3.2L, KL K2

2014 – 3.0L, JK LX WK (BUX)
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So why change the oil filter on such a new engine?
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So why change the oil filter on such a new engine?
I believe any engine(new or old) requires oil and filter changing?

and

Thanks, DodgeCares too

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Anyone know why they redesigned the oil filter housing?
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