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googus 04-23-2013 03:49 PM

Oil change Exmark commercial 30in
 
Ok the Emark manual states tip the mower to the side( yeah not so easy on 180 mower) the kawi manual states drain plug but oil will go all over the deck?

Should I use a pump?
Anyone have a solution?

SECTLANDSCAPING 04-23-2013 04:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by googus (Post 126062)
Ok the Emark manual states tip the mower to the side( yeah not so easy on 180 mower) the kawi manual states drain plug but oil will go all over the deck?

Should I use a pump?
Anyone have a solution?

Theres a hose you screw in to the drain bolt. When you want to drain in the future you loosen up a bolt and it will drain in a bucket.

http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m...inAdapters.jpg

googus 04-23-2013 10:30 PM

Thanks!
Great info! What web site can I get it?

Caskey Lawns & Landscapes 04-24-2013 06:22 AM

Go to a local exmark dealer....Or any dealer may be able to order for you....

wandfsmall 04-24-2013 08:04 AM

just do not ask for those part numbers, I do not think he posted the correct part numbers for your engine. Any Kawasaki Dealer can get the parts for you.

SECTLANDSCAPING 04-24-2013 06:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by wandfsmall (Post 126078)
just do not ask for those part numbers, I do not think he posted the correct part numbers for your engine. Any Kawasaki Dealer can get the parts for you.

Yeah that was just a picture for reference. All you need is the right thread size. I know with my Hondas there all the same.

HinFL 02-20-2014 12:23 PM

I know this is an old thread & I also posted this on another one. But I just bought an eXmark Commercial 30 two days ago. I could tell that oil changes weren't going to be fun as the unit came. So I ordered the hose extension drain plug that they put on their bigger commercials, at the time of my purchase. Part number is 116-5052 and description is "ASM, ENGINE OIL DRAIN". The dealer is having the part shipped to me, as it's about a 100 mile round-trip from our small town.

Hope this helps & thanks to all for the great info on this forum!

Take care!

googus 02-21-2014 05:57 AM

I ended up using a marine pump/vacumm. I bought a good one and did my mowers and PWC at one time works great.

stevef1201 02-21-2014 10:12 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by googus (Post 135410)
I ended up using a marine pump/vacumm. I bought a good one and did my mowers and PWC at one time works great.

The only problem I see with those pumps that if there is sludge in the bottom it will not pick it up.

googus 02-22-2014 03:35 AM

If you change your oil often you will not have a problem. Trust me it gets probably 99% of it out and as often as I change the oil there will be no build up.

My PWC there is no other way to do an oil change other then using a pump. If there is sludge then I assume you have bigger problems to worry about:)


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