- Aug 4, 2020
#1: Yes, but admittedly I have a lot on my plate so it was slightly distracted. FWIW, I've also read Kawasaki's engine manual many times and I don't follow their outdated/substandard recommendations either.#1: Did you read the service manual?
#2: There are many professional landscapers @LawnSite.com using the Mobil 1 15W50, with good results.
#3: Dealing with hydrostatic transaxles and not engines.
What is the suggested Hydrostatic fluid to use on my Zero Turn machine? How is the oil level checked?Hydro-Gear Transaxle Fluid & Level Checks The fluid recommended for Hydro-Gear transmissions and pumps is a 20W-50 motor oil or 15W-50 synthetic motor oil. If the machine has oil reservoirs, they are mounted to the frame behind th...support.ariensco.online
#2: I know any of the above would be acceptable or even great, but remember what forum we're on...I want the best.
#3: I understand this, but the FR series engines from my experience seem to love 5W-30 synthetic. Kawasaki told me it may not even stop short of blowing it up. I always do my own research and draw my own conclusions.
Not criticizing your input at all. I'm open to all input and opinions. Just learning.