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I have a Briggs and Stratton Vanguard 16HP V-TWIN engine on my DYNA generator. Model #303447 Need to know what kind of oil it takes. Can't find my user's manual

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make and model of the generator? And can you guesstimate how old it is?

I think I just told you the make and model... Am I looking at the wrong thing? I have no idea how old... sorry... maybe 12 years???

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

I have an electrician here... I was wanting him to "test run" my generator for me before winter sets in. He needs to put oil in it. He wants me to find out what kind to use..

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Not that I know of...

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Technician: Donald, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

You can use any good quality 10W30 motor oil.

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We can continue from here.

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