Kawi FD731 first oil change time

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by HighlandLC, May 4, 2010.

  1. HighlandLC

    HighlandLC LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Posts: 163

    Ill have the first 10 hours on my Liquid cooled 26 HP Kawi this weekend, and need to do the first oil change. I always use quality 30 wt in my air cooled engines, but am considering using 10w-30 in the kawai. The book says I can use either, and it does get pleny hot and cold here in the Northeast.

    What do you guys use most?
  2. The Lawn Ranger CT.

    The Lawn Ranger CT. LawnSite Member
    Posts: 194

    I've been using 10w-30 in mine without any problems
  3. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,023

    If multi-weight oil is used follow the note below;

  4. mowerknower

    mowerknower LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 766

    I would go with the 10w30. Just curious, your dealer doesnt offer the first oil change for free?
  5. HighlandLC

    HighlandLC LawnSite Member
    from CT
    Posts: 163

    Probably do the 10-30. I dont remember them offering any free oil change, but they are 20 somthing minutes away, and id spend more money on gas and drive time than 2 qts of oil and a filter.:)

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