Question about Mtd Yard Machines 38-Inch 12.5 HP Powerbuilt 7-Speed Riding Lawn Mower Red

1 Answer

Rideon was under flood idrain engine oil do i have drain gaer and biff oil as well. and what oil do i replace gear oil with.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Sergeant:

    An expert that has over 500 points.

  • Expert
  • 250 Answers

Yes, you do have to drain the gearbox and diff as well, because the oil in them will also have water in it. For the gearbox, use SAE 90, Gear oil. The diff will use the same oil. Don't forget to clean or replace the spark plug, and clean the Carby.

Posted on May 02, 2015

Testimonial: "thank you."

  • Eugene Rounds May 02, 2015

    Might be better to find out what the poster has equipment wise before posting replies. Mowers do have have different setups. Some manual differentials use grease (00 = Zero/Zero grease) and most hydrostatics uses 20w50 synthetic oil.

  • John Trigg May 02, 2015

    Thanks. I stand corrected. Perhaps you should have answered his question?

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Oil leak on deck of Lawn Mower


Because you mentioned the smoke and hard to start it could be that the engine is flooding or overfilled. Check for fuel in the crankcase. Be sure cranckcase is not overfilled. An engine with too much oil will force excess oil out somewhere. If the mower has been turned on its side lately it could have put oil in places that it should not be and its trying to burn off this oil. Be sure your air filter is not saturated with oil or fuel.
If all that checks out we will look for oil leaks.
As far as oil leaks go the three most likely places for your engine to leak are from the head gasket, dipstick tube seal, or the sump gasket.
Check for proper torque on the head bolts ( 125 inch pounds). Headbolts can come loose over time. After that check that the seal at the bottom of the dipstick tube is in good shape and a tight fit. This seal usually leaks when the engine is running because at rest the oil level is just below this seal. Lastly, if everything else checks out then the sump gasket is leaking. To replace the sump gasket drain oil from motor and remove air filter. remove blade and self propel belt. remove engine stop cable. remove the three motor mount bolts from under deck and remove motor. place on work bench upside down. some fuel may run out carb or tank cap. remove sump bolts from bottom of motor and remove sump. Do not remove governor gear or cam gear from cranckcase. At this time it will be obvious where the gasket has failed. Remove old gasket. It may need to be scraped off. Take care to keep material from going into crankcase and clean out any that does fall in. install new gasket and torque sump to proper specs and reassemble.

Jul 20, 2014 | Briggs & Stratton Garden

1 Answer

Nisssan D21 pick up with manual gear box, gaer box oil beacome white in colour soon after changed


Dear subash , doesn't any water mixed up with gearbox lubricant (oil)?

Apr 25, 2014 | 2005 Audi A4

1 Answer

How do i start an engine after it is submerged under water?


Drain lower end gear oil n look for sand in oil if only water just replace gear oil! Pull carburators out and clean and replace gaskets then pull all spark plugs out and spin engine at W.O.T.(wide open trotlte) also while turning engine spray oil (fog oil for winterize)to lube crank, rods,pistons and cylinders that way when first start is 1_3_2014_2_26_08_pm.png

Dec 19, 2013 | Boating

1 Answer

Changing the gear oil ?


see this instruction. God bless you
    • 1
      Park the Honda Foreman on flat ground and leave the engine running for 5 minutes to allow the engine to warm up. Place the oil drain pan under the crank case drain plug. Turn the engine off.

    • 2
      Remove the drain plug from the under side of the crank case using the ratchet set. Allow the engine oil to drain into the oil pan. Replace the plug to the bottom of the crank case and tighten the plug using the ratchet set.


    • Sponsored Links

    • 3
      Remove the small screw from the side of the crank case using the Allen wrench. Remove the cap labeled "OIL" from the top of the crank case. Insert the funnel into the hole where the oil cap was.

    • 4
      Pour Honda 4-stroke engine oil into the funnel until the oil starts to come out of the hole where the small screw was on the side of the crank case. Once the oil starts to come out of the hole, stop pouring and replace the screw. Remove the funnel and replace the oil cap to the top of the crank case.


Read more: http://www.ehow.com/how_6512146_change-oil-honda-foreman.html#ixzz2ZPlA2Cu0

Jul 18, 2013 | 2004 Honda VT 750 Shadow Aero

1 Answer

Engine flooding


if you remove the bowl on the bottom of the carb there is a float with a pin holding it into place under the float there is a needle valve some needles have a rubber tip replace the needle if there is no rubber tip you need to replace the rubber seat change the oil gas drains into the oil you will blow the motor

Apr 02, 2012 | Garden

1 Answer

Replacing the cv joint on 1996 toyota corolla. Where do I put the gear oil? Is there a resovoir?


cv joints do not need gaer oil, unless your gear box is low it is located in the middle the axle we they meet remove the 3/8 nut and fill it.

Jan 30, 2011 | 1996 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

Not getting oil to the lifters on my 1991 evolution engine.I have blown out all the lines and have oil pressure but the top end is still bone dry


Have you taken the tappet oil screen out and cleaned it? It's the round plug that looks like it takes a large screwdriver to get it out. If so, then your oil pump is not working.

The oil pump has a slider valves in it. It's under the plug towards the outside of the pump. When the engine first starts, the oil pressure is directed to the tappets. Once the oil pressure rises above a certain level, the slider rises and then it allows oil to the bottom end. The tappets get the oil first.

The oil is pumped from the tappets up through the pushrods to the rocker boxes. Now, your rocker boxes are not going to be flooded with oil either. There may be a small puddle of oil somewhere but most of the oil drains back down to the bottom end of the engine where it is scavenged out and sent back to the oil tank.

If you do not have any oil pressure to your tappets, they will rattle like all get out. It'll be obvious. Now, there are three drive keys in the oil pump. One drive key for each set of gears, feed gears and scavenge gears. And, one drive key in the cam chest that drives the entire pump. Remove the oil pressure switch and spark plugs. Spin the engine with the starter. If no oil comes out of the hole where the oil pressure switch is, I'd advise pulling the cam chest cover (nose cone) off. Once you get it off, look at the gear on the end of the oil pump drive shaft. You'll be able to see the end of the keyway in the shaft. Now, notice if the slot for the key in the gear on the end of the shaft is aligned with the slot. If not, the key is sheared. If the key is sheared, you're probably had a tooth break off of the plastic breather gear and it's gotten caught in the scavenge gears and locked the oil pump up. You must remove and clean out the oil pump and replace the sheared key. If the breather gear is broken (or even if it's not) I'd recommend installing the new S&S Reed Valve type breather. It doesn't rotate and works great. Solves the problems in that area.

Good Luck
Steve

Jul 07, 2010 | 2000 Harley Davidson FLSTC Heritage...

1 Answer

Starter motor on rideon mower keeps snaping plaste gears


Use OEM Briggs & Stratton gear specifically for your model number engine and be sure you install the gear with the bevelled edges of the teeth UP

Sep 09, 2009 | Parks Optical 13.5hp Briggs And Stratton...

1 Answer

Bottom end rattle on 1st gaer take off


Sounds like pre-ignition, AKA engine knock and detonation.
Install new NGK spark plugs one heat range colder than stock. >>Only use premium gas.<< Run through a tank of premium gas. Change gearbox oil and filter. (clean oil cools better than dirty oil).
The problem will likely disappear.

Please rate this answer. Thanks!

Apr 08, 2009 | 1994 Yamaha FZR 1000

Not finding what you are looking for?
Mtd Yard Machines 38-Inch 12.5 HP Powerbuilt 7-Speed Riding Lawn Mower Red Logo

80 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Mtd Garden Experts

Roland W VanLue
Roland W VanLue

Level 3 Expert

486 Answers

Tim Whalen

Level 3 Expert

3074 Answers

Phil Walker
Phil Walker

Level 3 Expert

608 Answers

Are you a Mtd Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...