What Type Oil To Use??

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Wolfie's L&L, Nov 9, 2004.

  1. Wolfie's L&L

    Wolfie's L&L LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    I have a John Deere JS63 21" self-propelled and I was wondering what the correct type of engine oil is to use. I've been told 10W-30, but I'm not quite sure. I bought this off of my grandfather, and he did not have a manual to it.


  2. BlackVCG

    BlackVCG LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    I believe in running 10w-30 in the winter time and 30w in the summer time.
  3. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    Run SAE 30 oil in it in the summer.
  4. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    If there is a Kawasaki or Briggs engine, Run 10W-30 in it for summer and winter. FYI it says "use 10W-30 oil" on the dipstick in the 15HP Kawasaki engine on my Bob-Cat mower ( which I love ).
  5. xcopterdoc

    xcopterdoc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 752

    You'll get all kinds of answers on that question.. If in doubt, contact your dealer or go online to Deere.

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