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post #9 of Old 10-25-2010 Thread Starter
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Just a quick update. I found the ID plate on the Kz transmission with my 3GMD. As best as I can read it upside down and through the touch up paint, it calls for use of .3 liters of 20/30 weight oil. Since there has never been a multi-weight 20/30 that I know of, I assume that this means it should have either 20 or 30 weight engine oil. I understand that Yanmar has updated the original engine oil spec form the old 30/40 to a multi-weight 15-40, so i don't know if there is an update to the tranny oil spec as well. In any case, it is clear that the manual references to ATF are not correct.
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