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Removing oil from my Briggs&Stratton

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by EZmowr, May 8, 2006.

  1. EZmowr

    EZmowr LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    I have a Sarlo power mower with a 6.75 hp Intek pro engine (model #12267-017). Is the best method of removing oil to tip the lawnmower on its side and pour it out (like the manual says) or should I drain it from the botom of the unit through the plug?
    Please give me some advice
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    It's always better to drain from a plug to get the largest amount of sludge ect. out of the pan. Always warm the engine before draining.

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