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  1. Synthetic at first oil change?

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Just purchased a 2014 Patriot Latitude 4x4. I plan on using synthetic oil for my oil changes. I seem to recall when synthetic first came out that the recommendation was to hold off awhile (first 10,000 miles?) before using it. I believe it had to do with synthetic preventing the piston rings...
  2. first 500km!

    Newbie Check-In
    well, just reached my first 500km last night on the first full tank of gas, with still just less than a quarter of a tank to spare. I'm at 535km now and I'll probably need to fill up before heading home. that's pretty decent mileage for the break in period, yes :smiley_thumbs_up: ? mind you, I...
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