Just Changed the oil in my Mower

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by Varsity L&G, Jun 1, 2008.

  1. Varsity L&G

    Varsity L&G LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 418

    How do I change it in my Blower and Whipper Snipper?

    I know they need it. Dealer is backed up and can not get to it.
  2. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 2,412

    Is this a joke?

    MOW PRO LAWN SERVICE LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,568

    He's trolling.pulling your chain:sleeping:
  4. RonB

    RonB LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 427

    Before you change it you should check it. Take out the spark plug, turn the blower, trimmer upside down and see if any oil pours out. If nothing, add about a bottle of 3-n-1 oil. The little spout fits easily in the plug hole.

    You didn't say what brand you have so don't take my word - call your dealer and ask if that's what they suggest.
  5. WHIPPLE5.7

    WHIPPLE5.7 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 958

    Just put an entire quart of 10W30 into your 1 gal. gas can and shake it up. That should handle all your 2-cycle lubrication needs.
  6. Abes

    Abes LawnSite Member
    from MN
    Messages: 23

  7. FNG

    FNG LawnSite Member
    Messages: 34

    Actually Marvel Mystery oil works better for me.

  8. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    Like recently posted, pull the spark plug and fill it up. I use straight 30W year round here in Florida. You might as well replace the sparkplug while you have it out.
  9. Varsity L&G

    Varsity L&G LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 418

    Thanks for the help, I think I got it. LOL

    On a serious note. Does the shaft ever need any lubrication?
  10. capnsac

    capnsac LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 702

    depends on how hard you stroke it...??

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