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fastcat hydro oil and filter change

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by grasshog08, Apr 10, 2010.

  1. grasshog08

    grasshog08 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 73

    my fastcat only has about 140 hrs on it and i want to change the hydro oil. my dealer said its not due till 500 hrs but i believe my manual says 200 or 250 hrs and says to use 20w50 but my dealer said to run 15w50 mobil1 any coments would be appreciated:terribletowel::terribletowel::gmctruck:
     
  2. pugs

    pugs LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,025

    I would use whatever it says in the book. The filters should have been changed already(first filter change is usually much earlier). I dont think they recommend to change the oil though...as it would be impossible to get all the old oil out.

    They probably said 15W50 mobil 1 because thats what MOST of these hydro systems call for.... Probably wouldnt hurt anything by using the 15W50 Mobil 1 in it but I would use whatever the book tells you to.
     

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