Cub cadet trans fluid

Discussion in 'Tractors' started by riches139, Oct 16, 2003.

  1. riches139

    riches139 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 369

    Does anyone know if Cub cadet hydro fluid is 20w50 motor oil or a special blend.:confused:
  2. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,154

    Don't know about there tractors, but in their hydro mowers its 20-50
  3. Potchkins

    Potchkins LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 570

    you can cub oil by gal
    insted of the qt
    gallion is cheaper
  4. Sam-Ohio

    Sam-Ohio LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 304

    Their hydro oil is a synthetic blend oil. If you use a regular oil the performance will suffer.

    They do not have a recommended oil change period. If you change the filter regularly as the tell you, the oil itself can go for years. They say to change it only if you get it contaminated or it's overheated and darkens from being burnt.

    This oil is very cheap to use because it lasts so much longer that it would be foolish to change to anything else.

    Cub used to use Hy-Tran oil but this synthetic makes the tranny much faster and really quiets the hydro whine down.
  5. Sammy

    Sammy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,734

    It is Hy-Tran+ now........Good stuff ! :)

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