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Generally, Toro lawn mowers require 20 ounces of oil for each cylinder, which is usually 12 to 15 ounces for the engine and 5 to 8 ounces for the transmission. It is important to check your mower`s owner manual for the exact oil capacity for your mower.
The engine oil capacity should be 0.47 L (16 oz), the oil viscosity should be SAE 30 or SAE 10W-30 detergent oil, and the API service classification should be SJ or higher. Move the machine to a level surface. Remove the dipstick by rotating the cap counterclockwise and pulling it out.
Engine oil capacity: 0.5 L (18 oz) Oil viscosity: SAE 30 or SAE 10W-30 detergent oil API service classification: SJ or higher Your machine does not come with oil in the engine.
Oil capacity is typically 15oz or 18oz*. Check oil level during the season and add when necessary. Change engine oil every 50 hours or annually, whichever comes first.
For easy starting and maximum engine protection in cold weather use Toro 5W-30 Winter Engine Oil. This 5W-30 grade oil is formulated with Hi- quality base oils. Recommended for use in Toro mowers with 4-Cycle engines.
Featuring the lightweight 7.25 lbs gross torque, 163cc overhead valve engine featuring No Oil Changes ever.
Capacity: 7 quarts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . (with filter).
SAE 30W detergent oil with an API service classification of SH, SJ, SL, or higher (not supplied with the mower). 20 oz. (0.55 l) Fill the engine with oil. No parts required – Install the recycle plug or grass bag.

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Toro recycler lv195xa engine oil leaking from topside of engine onto deck.
ANSWER : Cracked head, replace engine. $119 at Harbor Freight.

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Dont know what type of oil to use – Toro Power Lawn Mower
ANSWER : Put straight 30 weight motor oil in it. Not 10W30 or any multi-viscosity oil. Straight 30 weight motor oil. If you’re doing a complete oil change, then you may want to use Synthetic 30 weight, which will last longer between oil changes and also make your engine last longer (but it costs more too). Best of luck to you.James

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Pouring out oil.
ANSWER : Where is it pouring out from? Might you be over filling the mower? Is your drain plug tight? the right thread? (meteric vs non-metric?) if the casting is cracked, you are done. The other items are probably correctable.

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BURNING OIL MY TORO IS BURNING OIL  TO THE POINT OF HAVING TO REFILL IT EVERY TIME YOU USE IT…
ANSWER : Look for leaks, make sure its clean motor and cooling fins, i would suggest to take it in to a shop, check you oil level too make sure your not dumpimg fuel into your crankcase. your breather valve my be bad to

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Will not start turns over has spark the engine was running and killed and will not restart
ANSWER : If you have good fuel to the plug and a good spark and it still does not start it could be a timing issue, check the flywheel key has not sheared.

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Need to replace pull string on lawn mower
ANSWER : How do i change the pulling string on my toro 22 recycler

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What type of gas should be used in a toro lawnmower?
ANSWER : I would recommend a Mid-Grade gas and if it stored in anything bigger then 2 gal. then some Sta-bul should be added to to the gas can.

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Key start Toro Recycle blows fuse when the key is turned.
ANSWER : Bad wire shorting to ground. Repair.

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