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I have a bolens suburban tractor model number30048s serial

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hi,I have a bolens suburban tractor model number30048s serial number(###) ###-####with hydrostatic transmisision. the hydo.trans. needs a top up but I cannot find sae 20 oil anywhere.the manual recomends this.someone told me it is no longer made.Is it ok to use a multi grade hydro. trans. oil in her and which brand would you recomend? Also what brand do you think was put in at the factory?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  JON replied 1 year ago.

Use 20W-50 Oil as this is the current used in majority of the hydrostatic transmissions that are serviceable.