Change ALL hydro fluid?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Tharrell, May 17, 2008.

  1. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
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    I'm not sure what kind of fluid is in my Scag walkbehind. I want to change the filter so how do I get ALL of the oil out of the pumps and wheel motors and do I have to if I decide to use a synthetic. I'm not really sure what it calls for. Tony
  2. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,322

    15w-50 mobil one is what my dealer says, just take off the lines to the wheel motors and spin the wheel a few times
  3. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,964

    I was thinking about an oil excavator. I saw an electric model being used at a dealer once but, I can't seem to find it on the web. I guess I could make a simple one with a small electric pump but, the unit I saw was self contained.
    I'd like to have one because it makes oil changes so simple and clean. Tony

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