My 1976 Jeep CJ-5

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A Word About Manuals and Books

One thing I can’t recommend highly enough is finding a copy of the Factory Technical Service Manual (TSM) for your vehicle. Not the same as a Chilton’s or Haynes manual, the TSM is what was distributed to dealerships when your vehicle came out with specific service procedures for each system in the vehicle—with tons of photographs and illustrations. A must have, particularly for the CJ owner. I found my copy, 1976 Jeep Technical Service Manual, on eBay for about $50 and it was well worth the expense.

In addition to my TSM (and Chilton’s manual), I’ve found the following to be of great assistance in working on my Jeep, and in driving it: