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What oil type for my Sumec 87cc engine on a CH gn1200

Hey I need to know the oil type for my CH gn1200 generator, it has a Sumec 87cc engine. there was a link to the manual on this website but it is now invalid

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SOURCE: oil type and capacity

Use 10/30 weight oil fill till : " if it has a "dipstick" fill to middle of hash marks" if not, There in the hole for the oil filler cap their is a knotch cut out of the theads for that cap. fill to just below the top of that knotch . drain plug on bottom of crankcase

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SOURCE: need oil type for generator & motor for 5000 power mate

Unless you're in very cold locations use SAE 5W30 regular motor oil.

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SOURCE: What type of oil for a Coleman 5000 Generator?

You need a quart of regular old SAE 5W30 motor oil with detergent.
The engines on these generators are more or less the same as a lawn mower.
Don't forget to service/change the air cleaner when you change the oil, that should keep your generator producing full power.


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SOURCE: oil change

hi,the engine uses sae 30 oil,takes about 1 litre of oil,you can get this from most garages or mower centres,hope this helps

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SOURCE: Missing Manual

Here is a link for the manual....Sorry for the quality, it's printed on glossy paper, and difficult to scan properly.

Click on Free User, wait the few seconds, and then click on the download button.

Good luck,


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