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Cub Cadet 32-oz 4-Cycle Engines 10W-30 Conventional Engine Oil.
Is SAE 30 Oil The Same As 10W-30? No. Unlike SAE 30, SAE 10W-30 is multi grade oil. SAE 10W-30 has SAE 10W viscosity at a lower temperature and SAE 30 viscosity at a hotter operating temp.
For full replacement use SAE 140 or SAE 85W-140 gear oil with an API rating of GL-4 only. We have also found that 80W-90 oil with an API rating of GL-1 is acceptable for both partial and full replacement of tiller gear oils.
You can use 10w30 instead of 5w30 oil since both meet the SAE standard for viscosity at operating temperatures. Generally, the viscosity difference between the two is neglectable. However, it`s important to note that a 10w30 oil will move slower than a 5w30 oil in cold environments.
The 10W30 designation on engine oil means that the viscosity of the oil is rated at 10W when an engine is cold, and 30 when the engine is hot. This is different than an oil labelled 5W30, which has a thinner viscosity when the engine is cold at 5W.
SAE 30 – Warmer temperatures, most common oil for small engines. SAE 10W-30 – Varying temperature range, this grade of oil improves cold-weather starting, but may increase oil consumption. Synthetic SAE 5W-30 – Best protection at all temperatures as well as improved starting with less oil consumption.
Engines on most outdoor power equipment operate well with 5W30 Synthetic oil. For equipment operated in hot temperatures, Vanguard 15W50 Synthetic oil provides the best protection.
Powered by a Briggs & Stratton 140cc EX 550 Series™ Engine.
Capacity: 14 pints. Fill oil tube to overflowing.
Although 10W-40 engine oil is the recommended oil for most conditions, the oil viscosity may need to change to accommodate seasonal temperature changes. Using 20W-50 oil in higher ambient temperatures may reduce oil consumption.
The main differences between SAE 30 and 5W30 are that the SAE 30 is a single-grade type, that can be used for small engines, and would generate in warm weather. On the other hand, 5W30 is a multiple-grade type, that can be used for larger engines, tolerating extreme weather.
For those with an average mowing time of about one hour or averaging four hours of mowing per month, oil changes are recommended to occur once or twice each year as a pre- or post-season activity. Changing the oil should only take about 15 minutes and costs just a few dollars.
The main differences between SAE 30 and 5W30 are that the SAE 30 is a single-grade type, that can be used for small engines, and would generate in warm weather. On the other hand, 5W30 is a multiple-grade type, that can be used for larger engines, tolerating extreme weather.
Fuel Tank Capacity 3.5 gal. Engine Oil Capacity 2.1 qts.

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What type of oil does it use? – Troy-Bilt 4-Cycle Curve Shaft Gas String Trimmer #41ADT41C966
ANSWER : I think all of these 4-stroke trimmers use SAE 30HD oil. I recommend synthetic. If you use synthetic, you can get away with using a multi-viscosity like 10W-30 if you can’t find straight SAE30 synthetic, but don’t use muti-viscosity conventional oil in these machines.

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What kind of oil is used – Troy-Bilt 4-Cycle Curve Shaft Gas String Trimmer #41ADT41C966
ANSWER : An owners manual for a machine like yours states straight SAE 30 oil. I recommend synthetic. The advantages are numerous and engine problems are greatly reduced. See page 3 of manual here:

http://dl.owneriq.net/c/c3ed5209-8580-c334-f925-69880cd601f9.pdf

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How do I change the oil on my Troy – Bilt squall 5521 ? Which oli weight do I use ?
ANSWER : There should be a plug at the end of the oil fill tube or its under the mower by the blade.clean the bottom of the motor and you will find a plug with a square head that a 3/8 drive rachet and extension will fit into.summer time use sae-30.

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Starts then dies – Troy Bilt 5.5hp Self Propelled Mower
ANSWER : Check oil level. all mowers have oil level cutoff. 30w oil. Remove air cleaner, try to start. Replace filter if dirty.

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Where is the oil drain plug – Troy Bilt 5.5hp Self Propelled Mower
ANSWER : You probably dont have one!

The best way to drain is to warm up the engine *(to suspend the dirt and metal and get the oil flowing) Then tip the mower to the side with the oil filler with the dipstick removed. The oil just pours out!
Get a dog dish sized bowl and catch the waste oil for disposal.

Good luck and be careful!

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Won’t start after 3 seconds it stops
ANSWER : Try changing or cleaning the spark plug and scoket

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What oil gas ratio do i need – Troy Bilt Tb70ss Gas Trimmer
ANSWER : Hello rvan. the ratio is 50:1. the easiest way to achieve this is to buy a 2 gallon plastic gas can and a few of the 2 cycle engine oil bottles that are made especially to add to either one or two gallons of gas. Joe

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What type of oil I should use for my mower Troy Bill model 12AV565Q711
ANSWER : Any 30 SAE oil will do.Jim

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