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What kind of oil does a John Deere L130 take?

What kind of oil does a John Deere L130 take?

The L130 lawn tractor’s factory specifications call for John Deere’s Hy-Gard J20C or J20D transmission oil. The company recommends using only Hy-Gard oil in the lawn tractor. John Deere J20D is a low-viscosity transmission/hydraulic oil, while J20C is a high-viscosity product.

What fluid goes in a Tuff Torq transmission?

Tuff Tech drive fluid
Tuff Torq recommends using only using approved Tuff Tech drive fluid when servicing any of our transaxles. Only use the fill port (covered by the black cap) to refill unit. You will need approximately 2.2 liters of oil to properly refill the unit if completely empty.

What kind of hydraulic fluid does a Cub Cadet use?

If your Cub Cadet calls for “Cub Cadet Drive System Fluid Plus” in the transmission, it is OK to use Rotella 5w-40 or 15w-40.

What kind of transmission oil does a John Deere lawn mower take?

John Deere suggests hydraulic fluid meeting the John Deere “J20C” specification or 10W-30 motor oil. The AMSOIL products that meets this spec are AMSOIL Synthetic Tractor Hydraulic/Transmission Oil or AMSOIL Small Engine Synthetic 10W-30 Motor Oil.

Can I use 5w30 instead of 10W30 in my lawn mower?

Running Cold If your mower manual calls for a 5W-30 engine oil, using a 10W-30 oil is also acceptable. The only difference between the two oils is the low temperature point, with the 5W-30 functioning slightly better than the 10W-30.

How can you tell if a transmission is Tuff Torq?

Tuff Torq Corporation (TUFF TORQ®) barcode labels are the only method to truly identify a product. Tuff Torq will be implementing a new barcode system in 2019. To the right you’ll find first a diagram for the old barcode and second the new barcode.

What type of fluid is used in a hydrostatic transmission?

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 the seat, for easy access and oil level check accessibility.

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Ruth Doyle