Can-Am Outlander Front & Rear Diff Oil Change

To get the most out of your Can-Am ATV, change the differential oil along with the engine oil. The diff oil protects your ATV’s ability to conquer the toughest of terrain, so make sure you change it regularly. 

Watch the video above and follow the steps below to change the diff oils in a Can-Am Outlander 1000 XMR.

Tools and Supplies – Can Am Outlander Diff Oil Change

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NOTE: We worked on a Can-Am Outlander, but the process is the same or similar for most Can-Am ATV makes and models.

How to Change the Rear Diff Oil in a Can-Am Outlander

Step 1. Place a drain pan under the rear differential, then remove the 6mm fill bolt and the drain bolt from the left side of the diff housing.

Can-Am Outlander rear diff oil change

Step 2. Let the old diff oil drain out, then reinstall the drain bolt and tighten it down.

Step 3. Refill the differential with 75W-140 differential oil until the oil is level with the fill hole. Use a quart pump and length of hose to pump the diff oil into the differential.

Can-Am Outlander rear diff fluid change

NOTE: The front and rear differentials take different weight diff oils. Make sure you’re using the correct oil for each differential.

Step 4. Reinstall the fill bolt and tighten it down.

Can-Am Outlander XMR1000 rear diff fluid change

How to Change the Front Diff Oil in a Can-Am Outlander

Step 5. Place a drain pan under the front differential, and some rags or shop towels under the drain bolt. Next, remove the 6mm fill bolt and the drain bolt from the right side of the diff housing.

Can-Am Outlander front diff oil change

Can-Am Outlander XMR1000 front diff oil change

Step 6. Let the old diff oil drain out, then reinstall the drain bolt and tighten it down.

Can-Am Outlander ATV front diff oil change

Step 7. Refill the differential with 75W-90 differential oil until the oil is level with the fill hole. Use a quart pump and length of pipe to pump the diff oil into the differential.

Can-Am ATV diff oil change

NOTE: The front and rear differentials take different weight diff oils. Make sure you’re using the correct oil for each differential.

Step 8. Reinstall the fill bolt, then tighten it down and you’re done.

Ready to change the engine oil in your Can-Am ATV next? Watch the video above to see how to do an oil change on a Can-Am Outlander XMR 1000

 

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