burning a little oil

Discussion in 'eXmark' started by s and s mowing, May 18, 2004.

  1. s and s mowing

    s and s mowing LawnSite Member
    from ky
    Messages: 241

    i have a new 60 inch 23 hp lazer with 16 hrs and i have put almost a half quart oil in,is this normal.also what brand of oil do you guys use. i almost bought a dixie chopper but glad i didnt,i love my exmark.
  2. eXmark

    eXmark Manufacturer / Sponsor
    Messages: 4,258

    S & S,

    All engines have the potential to consume excessive amounts of oil when new until they are broke in. Generally the oil consumption stops after the first oil change but can take as much as 150 hours in extreme cases. This however seams a bit on the high side to me. I'd recommend having it looked at by your dealer just in case.

    As long as your using a good name brand of oil you should be in good shape.



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