It is time to replace the engine oil in your lawn mower Honda. Honda usually installs on your lawn mower engines GCV series. The recommended oil change intervals for lawn mowers with engines Honda GCV model is:
I. First change after five (5) hours, or after the first month of operation.
II. Follow replacement should occur once every 50 hours or once a season. *
* If the operation takes place in a dusty environment, then the interval should be reduced.
To change the oil yourself, you should prepare. First, prepare the area, at least three area mower on a pavement slab replacement is not recommended !!! Second - need oil resistant low capacity of about one liter capacity. Also, we need cotton rags, well, actually to replace oil.
Before the procedure, replacing the engine should be warmed up, then drown, remove the cap from the spark plug and close the fuel valve. Then, unscrew the oil filler plug, which also serves as a probe to monitor the engine oil level.
Substituting a container under the neck, tilt the mower and merge used motor oil. The volume of oil in the engine Honda GCV 135-190 series is equal to 0.55 liters. You can leave for a while the mower on its side, for complete discharge of waste oil. After draining the procedure should be to put the machine on wheels. And if you regularly monitor the level, about half a liter of oil and merge!
Then take the oil prepared for replacements - this oil is suitable for use conditions. When operating the mower in a temperature condition of from 0 ° C to + 20 ° C, should be 10W30 viscosity classification SF or SG. When operating the mower in conditions of temperature between + 5 ° C to + 25 ° C viscosity of the oil must comply with 10W40. If the operation takes place in a temperature range from 0 ° C to + 32 ° C, the viscosity of the oil should be 15W40, 15W50. And gently through the oil filler neck, if necessary, using the funnel, fill oil into the crankcase. The volume of oil filled should not exceed the recommended, so in the process of pouring oil into the engine, it is necessary to carry out measurements of the probe!
After oil filling, spin the oil filler plug, the spark plug cap dress and start the engine. Then switch off the engine and after a couple of minutes, once again check the oil level. If the level is normal, then all the oil change process is finished!
But recall that this is not all that is part of the procedure for regular maintenance, be sure to contact us, we will perform a full range of activities and prepare your lawn mower for trouble-free operation.