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DaveWisc. View Drop Down
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    Posted: 12 Jul 2020 at 4:18pm
Ok was going to change engine oil in my Kohler 718 lawn mower.It has had break in oil in it so now time to put new oil in. Now the problem i stoped and bought oil but it is 15/30 synthic .The weight is ok but what do you guys think of the synethic oil in a lawn mower???? Thanks Dave
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Works but for the short duration between changes mineral based oil and change more often should work at lower cost 

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synth will have a better 'high heat' tolerance.
JD says to use SAE30 in the TT40 hydro units , even though the mfr, tufftork, says to use synth.....anyone wonder why JD tt40 fail ?????
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I have synthetic in all of my mowers including the ZT. Seems to work fine in all of em'...
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