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Walker and low oil

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LB Landscaping, Sep 5, 2002.

  1. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,309

    I've used my 20 HP Walker for around75-80 hours now. It seems to be using up oil quicker than I expected. I had the first oil change at about 5 hours, the second at around 40 hours. Since I check the oil regularly I noticed that in between each change I am loosing close to a quart. Is this normal since it is still being broken in???
     
  2. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,457

    I don't have personal experience with a Walker but alot of other brands, Kohler, Kawasaki, Briggs, Honda etc. and anytime I'm losing oil at that rate I'd be looking for a problem. Rings, gaskets, seals something. Ask your dealer to thoroughly check it out before the warranty runs out.

    Scott
     
  3. LB Landscaping

    LB Landscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Maine
    Messages: 1,309

    Thanks for the reply, it has a 20 hp Kohler. I'll be stopping by the dealer tomorrow!!!!
     
  4. edward hedrick

    edward hedrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 871

    I also bought a 20x48 Walker. Also have Scag w 22 KOH and a

    Toro wb w a 18 KOH. check the filter or check plug. easiest checks. Ed
     

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