trans.fluid John Deere

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Georgeharry, Jul 9, 2006.

  1. Georgeharry

    Georgeharry LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    What transmission fluid type are you John Deere F725 MOWER operators using? Thanks
  2. MowerMedic77

    MowerMedic77 LawnSite Bronze Member
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  3. fly-4-fun

    fly-4-fun LawnSite Member
    Messages: 0

    According to the JD Manual you use the JD HY-Gard. The fluid is good from about -20 degree up to 122 degrees F. The following is straight from the F725 Manual. Hope this helps.

    Use oil viscosity based on the expected air temperature
    range during the period between oil changes.
    John Deere HY-GARD® Transmission/Hydraulic Oil is
    Other oils may be used if they are QUATROL® oils or if
    they meet John Deere Standard JDM J20A or J20B.
    Automatic transmission fluids of Type M2C33F or
    M2C33G may also be used.
    Oils meeting Military Specification MIL-L-46167A may be
    used as arctic oils.
  4. Georgeharry

    Georgeharry LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    Thanks fellows.I have been told that you get better service out or dextron 111 ,and was wondering what others were using. George

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