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Old 07-12-2014, 06:01 PM
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I was told to run 10W30 after the break in oil so that is what I am running. Straight 30wt better?
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Old 07-12-2014, 07:00 PM
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I was told to run 10W30 after the break in oil so that is what I am running. Straight 30wt better?
Same here.
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Old 07-12-2014, 07:12 PM
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I have 120 hours on mine and I ran 10W 30 since new and mine used 1/2 a quart in 15 hours. My dealer said to run 10-30
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Old 07-12-2014, 07:15 PM
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I have 120 hours on mine and I ran 10W 30 since new and mine used 1/2 a quart in 15 hours. My dealer said to run 10-30
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Not sure but don't think the manufacturer considers that excessive.
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Old 07-12-2014, 07:18 PM
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Well my service guy said it was not bad if it was not using a quart between oil changes. He told be to go 75 hours. I changed it and have kept track of usage
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Old 07-12-2014, 08:32 PM
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That sounds like way too much maybe you can have your dealer check with Kohler. With those hydraulic lifters I don't know about the straight 30w ?
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Old 07-13-2014, 08:03 AM
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Says right in the kohler manual you can use 30wt if the temps are above a certain temperature. Mine is quiet and uses virtually no oil with straight 30wt. I do use 10W-30 in the early spring with the cold mornings.
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Old 07-13-2014, 08:14 AM
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I purchased a new TT with a 26.5 EFI about a month ago and only have 25 hours on it now. I was mowing a large yard when it had a total lose of power due to a rocker arm coming loose. Come to find out from the dealer that there's a service bulletin on this issue and both sides had to be tightened down using more torq. Anybody that has this engine needs to check into this. Or if you're gonna buy one better ask questions.

Hi, what is the date of your engine build? I have a new one built in February 2014.
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