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Outdoor power equipment discussions. Questions on commercial lawn mowers, lawn mower, mower parts, lawn tractors, engines, edgers, trimmers, pole saws, aerators, hydro seeders, snow plows, chain saws, stump grinders, trucks and trailers?
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Default Non-detergent oil

Time for the first oil change on my new ferris is500z. The manual just says sae 30 oil. I accidentally bought non-detergent sae 30 oil. Will this be ok? What do you guys use regular or non-detergent oil?

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I dont see why this would be a problem. Putting detergent oil in a non-detergent engine could be though.

I have a few older machines that require non-detergent but most use regular oil now. As far as brand I been using mobil1 since last year.
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Without the extra additives, couldn't that make it less viscous in the colder months?
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