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  1. DIY Maintenance and Service

    Defender General Discussions
    Hey! I am new to the forum and own a 2018 Defender Max XT. I was wondering what everyone is doing regarding oil changes and greasing suspensions. Are y'all using the OEM oil and lube or are y'all getting a cheaper equivalent? I was raised to use the same oil for every piece of equipment that was...
  2. Now What??? help!! Stripped oil Plug

    Commander 1000
    Well I was changing my oil for the first time and decided to use my new craftsman digital torque wrench. I set the correct torque and then my daughter stopped in my shop on her way out. We talked and then I proceeded to crank away. By the time I realized what had happened it was too late. The...
  3. front and rear differential

    Commander 800R
    Was wondering if there was an alternative to gear oil that can be used in the front and rear. Like brand..limited slip or not and what weight..don't mind buying the can am brands but always trying to save cost if I can and easier to obtain. Mine is 2011 model so.I don't have a warranty to worry...
  4. What brand of oil filter do you use?

    Commander General Discussion
    I'm interested to see what oil filter people are using. Does anyone use K&N or have any reasons not to? I'm new to the site as well as Commander.
  5. Low Oil

    Commander 800R
    I recently had a my first oil change on my 2012 800 xt Commander and after a few minutes of driving the engine light comes on and the message for low oil comes up on the digital screen. I have checked the oil and it is full. I have also checked it when not in use and after a ride and its full...
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