Oil Loss

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by Jim Thornton, Jul 21, 2012.

  1. Jim Thornton

    Jim Thornton LawnSite Member
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    I xhanged the oil in my super mini z the other day. Somehow I forgot to replace the dipstick. Oil blew out the dipstick hole, and engine light came on. now, oil is leaking from engine. engine seems to run fine. Is the leak most likely the head gaskets? Thank you,
     
  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
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    I wouldn't think its the head gaskets.
    What model is your Super Mini? which engine? Kawasaki? Kohler or Honda?

    Pj
     
  3. Jim Thornton

    Jim Thornton LawnSite Member
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    it is a 25HP Kawa super mini Z wirh 433 hours
     
  4. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Posts: 9,760

    Ok, it could be coming from a few places, rally need to get it cleaned up and locate the leak, check all seals and gasket areas.

    Pj
     
  5. electronics2667

    electronics2667 LawnSite Member
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    Try changing the crank case seal i had the same problem & i had my crank case seal change & no more oil leak.
     

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