push mower


Old 06-25-11, 06:21 PM
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push mower

I just bought a used sears push mower and want to change oil what weight oil do i use and how much will it take?
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Old 06-25-11, 10:47 PM
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Less than a quart of SAE30. I don't know how many ounces exactly (no idea what you have).
Old 06-26-11, 09:30 AM
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I think all manufactuers recommend SAE 30, but I use 10w-30 in mine. My present mower is 23 years old and still going strong. I don't have a huge yard, but believe in changing the oil twice per season or before it gets black. Mine has a 3 1/2 HP B&S and uses a little over a pint.
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Every mower I've ever had took in the neighborhood of 1/2 of a quart. I've always used 30 weight. When I lived in fla I changed the oil twice a year, here in tenn, I just change it once [smaller yard, shorter season] A new mower generally lasts me 15-20 yrs..... and I've always bought the cheaper ones.

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