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QT-16 Safety and Operation Instruction

Page 28

MAINTENANCE (continued)


LUBRICATION CHART

LUBRICATION REQUIRED Length of Operation Type of
Lubrication
Amount Required
1. Engine Crankcase - Check Before Each Use and 10 Hrs. Bolens Engine Oil Add Oil To Full Mark on The Dipstick
Average Temperature  (Spring, Summer,
Autumn) (+Above 30F.)
(Winter)
X130 to 0F-) 
(Winter) (Below Zero)
50 Hrs.* SAE 30 Oil Type SE-CC Replace 2 Qt. (1.9 liter)
50 Hrs.* SAE 10W-30 Oil Type SE-CC Replace 2 Qt. (1.9 liter)
50 Hrs.* 5W-20 Oil Type SE-CC
Replace 2 Qt. (1.9 liter)
2. Hydrostatic Transmission
(Capacity 10 qts.)'
Check Weekly or 30 Hrs. Type "F" Automatic Trans.
Fluid
Level must be maintained in the operating zone on the dipstick -
When Oil is discolored Drain and refill with Bolens 1721514 Hydrostatic fluid or SAE 20 Oil
3. Front Wheel Bearings - Once a year Wheel Bearing Grease  Pack
4. Front Wheel Spindles - 100 Hrs. or Once a year Grease With Bolens 1723479** 1-2 Strokes
5. Front Axle Pivot 100 Hrs. or Once a year  Grease With Bolens 1723479** 1-2 Strokes
6. Steering Shaft 100 Hrs. or Once a year  Grease With Bolens 1723479** 1-2 Strokes
7. Pivot Shaft 30 Hrs. Oil Small Amount
8. Brake Linkage 30 Hrs. Oil Small Amount
9. Travel Pedal Shaft 100 Hrs. or Once a year  Grease With Bolens 1723479** 1-2 Strokes
10. Hydrostatic Control Arms 30 Hrs. Light Machine Oil Small Amount

*More often under extreme conditions     ** or equivalent

NOTE

A hand-grease gun is recommended when greasing your unit. This type grease gun can be purchased from you Bolens dealer.

Ask for Bolens Grease Gun No. 1723284 with Bolens Multi-purpose Grease No. 1723479. Hi-pressure type grease guns could cause damage to the fittings and bearing seals. Lubricate all linkages, levers and pins not equipped with an oil can once a week, or oftener depending on operating conditions.

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