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Oil Change

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by RBall151, Jun 30, 2004.

  1. RBall151

    RBall151 LawnSite Member
    from KS
    Messages: 40

    Hey -
    I bought a 36" Toro Eaglestar Walk Behind Mower. It's got a Kawasaki FB460V engine on it, and my question is how many quartz of oil do I need to to put in it?

    I was told between 1 and 1 1/2 of 10W30 Oil. I drained the oil, and just want to get a second opinion.


    I might end up just buying the owners manual, since I dont know about the Oil Filter, Gas Filter and Air Filters and when to replace them.


    Any advice?

    Thanks
     
  2. MattG

    MattG LawnSite Member
    from STL, MO
    Messages: 13

    I have the 14horse Kaw. It takes right around 1.5 quarts. I add one full quart, then about 1/4, checking after each quarter. Once its in the "full" range on the dip stick, I run it for a little while to to get the oil around the system. After sitting I check it again and add as needed.

    FYI- I pre fill the filter to reduce the pressure lag.
     
  3. bobcat175

    bobcat175 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 377

    with filter the oil cap on that engine should be : 1.4 liters or 47.4 fl.oz., or 1.479 quarts
     

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