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Starting a 2003 Discovery after a year of storage

Hello and thank you in advance for your sage advice!

I have been out of the country for about a year, and have stored my 2003 Discovery in a storage unit for that time. I am concerned about starting it up as there will likely be little residual oil on the internal engine parts. I would like to avoid causing any engine damage due to unlubricated metal against metal friction. Can someone advise the best way to avoid this? Is the only alternative just pouring some additional engine oil in to try tp provide some lubrication?

Additionally (and embarassed to ask) but can someone place a picture of the engine oil cap/opening, I don't remember ever seeing it (Is it under plastic engine cover) I have always had the dealer do my service. (and to think I used to pump gas when I was 16!)

ANyway, thank you all very much. And if someone can recommend a battery replacement (brand) they have been happy with, that would be great too).

Cheers,

Brad

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