Hydro Noise in Toro Z Master

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Spurgeon, Jun 4, 2001.

  1. Spurgeon

    Spurgeon Guest
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    I have been demoing a Toro Z master with 62 inch deck and 23 Kohler. Seems to be a considerable more whining or hydro noise as I call it from the toro than the dixie chopper I tried. Is this common with the Toro and Exmark. Does the dixie have a different hydro system?
    Thanks :confused:
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Someone had just mentioned this not long ago about the amount of noise the Exmarks make compared to the Dixies.
  3. trimmer

    trimmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 293

    It is normal for the toro's hydro to whin. The dixie chopper has a very different hydro system.:blob3:
  4. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    My dealer sells Exmarks too, I noticed the whine they make at the open house this spring.

    Yes the DC hydro's are different. They use a quad loop system which has been flawless for me in the past 4 Choppers.
  5. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    They do make more noise. Especially at lower RPM's.

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