How do you drain the oil on a Toro Recycler lawn mower?
For Recycler® and Super Recycler® mowers:
- Run the engine for five minutes to warm the oil so it drains better. ...
- Remove the dipstick.
- Tip the mower onto its side (air filter side up) to drain the used oil out through the oil fill tube into a drain pan. ...
- Let oil drain completely.
Also to know is, where is the oil drain plug on a lawn mower?
Using the Oil Drain Plug
If your engine is equipped with a drain plug, it would be located under the lawn mower deck. Look carefully as the drain plug may be obstructed by clumps of turf or debris, the belt guard or the mower blade (use caution when moving the blade).
Thereof, how much oil do I put in my Toro lawn mower?
The engine oil capacity should be 0.47 L (16 oz), the oil viscosity should be SAE 30 or SAE 10W-30 detergent oil, and the API service classification should be SJ or higher. Move the machine to a level surface. Remove the dipstick by rotating the cap counterclockwise and pulling it out.
Can I use 5W30 in my Toro lawn mower?
Yes! We have modified our engine oil recommendations to state that you may now use a synthetic 5W30 (100074WEB) or 10W30 oil in all temperature ranges. ... Keep in mind that the use of synthetic oil does not prevent you from performing your regularly scheduled lawn mower maintenance (i.e. check oil, change oil, etc.).To maximize the performance of your Toro lawn mower, we highly recommend using Toro oil, which has been specifically formulated for best results. Toro's Full Synthetic Oil provides extreme performance in all temperatures, enhancing the life of your lawn mower's engine.Too much oil in your lawn mower may cause the engine to not run well and cause damaging results. Too much oil can cause your engine to overheat which can result in seal damage, blown gaskets or becoming hydrolocked.When filling your lawn mower engine with oil, pour in just a little bit at a time, then re-check the level. ... Use only a type of oil suitable for your lawn mower (check the manual when in doubt). Screw the fill plug back into the crankcase. You are now ready to mower your lawn.