Question about Garden
Sandy you can either drain the old oil from the spark plug socket which would be easier or the oil fill point. Remove the spark plug and tilt mower foward getting someone to hold a pot under it. When it's finished draining only put the same amount of oil back in (fresh) When you have done leave the mower somewhere level for a few hours and then start it. It may smoke for a few minutes.
Posted on Jul 24, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There should be a drain plug on the underside of the mower deck. Raise that side of deck, remove the plug and drain the oil. Replace the plug and add new oil. Hope this helped.
Posted on Jul 19, 2009
it's a square head pipe plug @ base of eng. either right or left side of machine may also have a quik change fitting instead its black plastic w/ yellow cap
Posted on Apr 12, 2010
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Hi and welcome to FiXya. I am Kelly.
The 650 series engines are a splash oil lubricating system 6.5 Hp engine. There is not an oil filter on this engine.
The manufacturer specs on this engine state to do the first oil change after 5 - 8 hours of use and then at 50 hour intervals there after.
You should use SAE 30W oil for your engine and if you use "synthetic" oil, it does NOT change the interval period.
Here is the actual engine operators manual:
Oil change procedure is on page 10 of the manual.
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Posted on Jul 31, 2010
Briggs lists it as .006 - .010 on this 6 HP L-head engine. The .010 width can easily be attained by using a standard sized business card as a feeler gauge (and it doesn't stick to the magnets in the flywheel). I double up the card, loosen the coil and let the magnets in the flywheel draw the pickup legs in until they press on the card, tighten up the retaining screws (threadlocker is optional) and your air gap is set.
Posted on Jun 10, 2011
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