Difffs and xfer case are very easy. My mechanic took roughly an hour to do in the driveway. The latest engines are getting smaller and more powerful all the time, and manufacturers are specifying complex full synthetic oils to cope with higher engine pressures and meet fuel efficiency targets. What mileage is everyone changing tranny fluid at? Or is there another safe option for transmission fluid? Could you go to Discount Auto Parts or Pep boys and get all of the fluids? Clean the area around the differential fill plug and drain plug, remove the fill plug 3. Remove engine skid plate 2. So what oil can i use in it? Or does everyone buy the fluids from the dealer? This page covers Range Rover 3 2002 onwards. Do i need any special additives from Holden? Word of advice: wear gloves; stuff is nasty and can damage paint.
Clean area around fluid drain plug, remove plug and discard the sealing washer. I do reccomend a change of the rear lube around 50,000 miles or so. I used Royal Purple 75w 90 Gear Oil one week ago today for my front diff and also my rear electonic locking diff. I just changed my diffs since I hit 75K miles. Getting it right at every oil change is essential.
I did use fluids from the dealer - there aren't many if any options. So on all my older cars i used to change the diff oil every 3 years or so just because i like to be sure my baby runs smooth for as long as possible. Allow fluid to drain 5. Install filler plug and tighten to 34Nm 25lb-ft Transfer case Draining and Filling 1. Amsoil has a complete Fluid cross reference chart for the Land Rovers. I plan on getting another bottle and replacing this fluid again in like 3 months, I will essentially use this change as a flush since the out going lube was so dark black. The fluid is made by Castrol.
If you continue to use the site without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to accept all cookies on the Castrol website. Neither diff has a washer - use thread sealer on the drain plug. Follow the links for , , , , , , , , and. Edit-which equates to 75w-95 oil. Unfortunately it does require two bottles because it uses just 3-6 oz of the 2nd bottle. Position container to collect fluid, remove the drain plug. I was surprise at how much junk was stuck to the magnetic drain plugs.
Kwlr3 started the post with his 75,000 service but should it be done sooner? If not is there a sexy synthetic one i can get for it? I apologize if it was already discussed but what is the forum's recommended milage for replacing the fluides? I tried searching for sources of the obscure names given for the oil requirements. I think we've got the fluid type and volumes nailed down Thank you for all the details! Be prepared for a lot of leakage if you use one of these things Click to expand. Remember you can change your settings at any time by referring to the help menu on your internet browser. Mobil 1 synthetic gear oil or something? Blocking certain cookies can reduce the functionality of the site. Hey Charles - Its been a while! You guys are going to wear me down to to point that it's easier to to just give the instructions. The castrol lube is is designed for our type of diff specifically.
He said the front just required a standard synthetic. Now - how about the transmission? I even went so far as to contact Shell to find an alternative. Borrowed a some information Calibre. I've got to the dealship tomorrow for a air con service and I plan on asking the tech about the gear oil to get his opinion on it. I did mine a month ago with my 13 year old son helping. The discount auto stores sell a cheap pump that screws onto the oil containers.
The answer to that question gets more complex every day. It is designed to provide superior protection at both high and low operating temperatures where conventional mineral oils prove unsatisfactory. Dingocroft stocks Penrite Oils, Comma Oils and Land Rover branded oils where available. Car has done almost 200000 k's which is a long time without an oil change. I asked for a discount and he gave me 15% off just for the asking! Easiest to access front diff by cranking wheels to the right. I can't help wondering how long is life? Full synthetic multigrade final drive lubricant. The diff has carbon clutch discs.
Maybe, but I've heard of some horror stories with non factory spec oils in other European cars. Clean component mating faces, install a new sealing washer, install drain plug and tighten to 22Nm 16lb-ft 6. After searching and thinking, I went to the dealer and bought them all. When it blows up does that mean it's life is up. You will need some kind of pump to get the fluid into the filler holes. . Great Britain Tel: 01494 448367 Fax: 01494 459964 Copyright © 1997 Penn Rental Service Limited trading as Dingocroft.
I re-used the washer and have checked it quite a few times since. Clean area around drain and fill plugs, remove fill plug 3 Remove drain plug, drain fluid 4. Rec Lubes Range Rover 3 Dingocroft, High Street, Downley, High Wycombe, Bucks. I'll post what he says. I'm coming up on 50,000 and I thought I remember someone recommending to do it then. Rec Lubes Range Rover 3 Range Rover 3rd Generation Here below is our Recommended Lubricants List.