Hydrostat Fluid

Reply

  #1  
Old 01-22-03, 12:58 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Indiana
Posts: 88
Hydrostat Fluid

I've got a Colt garden tractor (early '60s), with a hydrostatic transmission. Colt was made for a few years, then bought by Case. I'm trying to find out what type of fluid to use for the gearbox. Through the different tractor supply and repair shops I've talked with, I've been told to use Ford ATF, regular hydraulic oil, and Shell 15W-40, or whatever is recommended for a Case hydrostat. It's got a 10 horse Kohler, and is used mostly for plowing snow and pulling lawn rollers (no mowing).

Thanks for any help!
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 01-22-03, 06:05 AM
Joe_F
Visiting Guest
Posts: n/a
Have you tried contacting Case and asking? They would surely know if you e-mailed them or called their tech line.

That's the way I would go.
 
  #3  
Old 01-22-03, 09:20 PM
cheese's Avatar
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: USA
Posts: 16,575
Hello NotMrWizard!

The hydro-oil that John Deere markets claims to be suitable for use in all hydro units. It is basically just a very low viscosity oil, but may have specific additives for operation in hydro units.

I agree though...try to contact case or a case dealer.
 
  #4  
Old 01-24-03, 01:03 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Indiana
Posts: 88
Thanks for the help, I'll give it a shot!
 
Reply


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:28 PM.