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1st oil change for new 24hp honda

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by RobertCT, Mar 25, 2005.

  1. RobertCT

    RobertCT LawnSite Member
    Messages: 32

    I just bought a new scag tiger cub with a 24 hp honda. The scag manual says change the oil after first 5 hours. The honda manual says after the first 20 hours. Does this have something to do with seating the rings? I would think the engine manufacturer knows best. Any opinions?
     
  2. Tech man

    Tech man LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

    (?) :confused: They might mean the Hydraulic filter change after 5 hours(?).

    20 hours sounds right for a new engine ( to seat the rings)
     
  3. n1wlc

    n1wlc LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    They mean the engine oil according to the manual. the Hydraulic is 100 hrs.
     
  4. ArchZangel

    ArchZangel LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 24

    I always change oil and oil filter at 10 hrs for break in. Just to be sure. Especially on engine that will run forever if take care of like a honda GX motor
     

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