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Changing the oil

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by J. Davis, Jun 20, 2001.

  1. J. Davis

    J. Davis LawnSite Member
    Messages: 42

    Have a Toro walk behind with the 15 horse Kaw....What is the best way to change the oil?:confused: HAs to be a better way than the manuel gives...
  2. guntruck

    guntruck LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 527

    Not sure about yours but our toro we just pull the plug with a pan underneath, let it drain for a good 10 minutes, flush with new oil then put the plug back in. Fill er up and your ready to roll a 15 minute procedure and very simple, on our 14 kawi anyway.
  3. LoneStarLawn

    LoneStarLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,415

    We have an exmark with a 15 kaw. Not hard to change the oil...what is so hard about it.

    Unscrew the bolt...let the oil pour into an oil pan... Change oil filter...screw bolt on...add oil...run for a while ...check oil level.
  4. hobbes

    hobbes Banned
    Messages: 78

    We have a 15 Kawi. There are drain plugs on both sides. Make sure you're using the one designed for your mower. First time I used the wrong plug and got oil everywhere.
  5. Fine Lines Lawn

    Fine Lines Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 447

    We bought a fluid evacuator from the dealer. Now we suck the oil out from the filler tube. No fuss, no muss.

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