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asked in category: General Last Updated: 14th March, 2020

How much oil does a Briggs and Stratton 4.5 HP take?

Insert the small end of a funnel into the oil filler tube. Pour 20 ounces of 10W30 or SAE 30 engine oil into the funnel to fill the oil tank to the bottom of the filler tube.

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In respect to this, how much oil does a 4 hp Briggs and Stratton hold?

When operating your 12.5 HP engine at temperatures above 40 degrees Fahrenheit, Briggs & Stratton calls for 48 fluid ounces (1.5 quarts) of SAE 30 weight detergent motor oil approved for four-cycle engine service levels SF-SJ or higher.

One may also ask, how much oil does a Briggs and Stratton 550ex take? Use Briggs & Stratton SAE 30W Oil above 40°F (4°C) for all of our engines. Check oil level regularly. Air-cooled engines burn about an ounce of oil per cylinder, per hour. Fill to mark on dipstick.

Similarly, it is asked, how much oil does a Briggs and Stratton engine take?

Briggs & Stratton 5W-30 of oil is required for the I/C (Industrial/Commercial) engine. Note: Two bottles are required to meet your oil capacity. 18 oz. of oil is required for the Classic engine.

How much oil does my lawn mower take?

Most small engines need 20 to 24 fluid ounces of oil. Small engines typically use SAE 30 single-weight detergent motor oil service-rated SG or higher, but some can use multiviscosity oils such as 10W-30 or 10W-40. Fill the crankcase slowly. Keep tabs on the oil level by checking with the dipstick as you add oil.

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