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Old 10-01-2017, 06:41 PM   #81
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Had mine around 3 years now and never missed a beat.

Never serviced it either though, anybody done an oil change?
Yes, quite easy, depends on your model, in my case it was 15/40 recommended but if you are not using it for long periods, patio cleaning etc., then 10/40 was better offering more protection for cold starts, that is what I used. My oil came out looking very clean, no evidence of moisture because I keep it well away from any mist. Here is a tip, before you undo the brass nut to drain the oil, unscrew the filler a little to release pressure.

Also, if you have a model like the op then I find it easier to remove the front cover to get better access to the red plug.

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Old 11-01-2017, 02:34 PM   #82
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Sounds like a superb machine,

Looked at autobrite and they don't have that model,assuming it's been superceded by a new model,would anyone know the model equivalent in todays range?

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Old 11-01-2017, 03:25 PM   #83
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I believe it would be the 1152
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Yes, quite easy, depends on your model, in my case it was 15/40 recommended but if you are not using it for long periods, patio cleaning etc., then 10/40 was better offering more protection for cold starts, that is what I used. My oil came out looking very clean, no evidence of moisture because I keep it well away from any mist. Here is a tip, before you undo the brass nut to drain the oil, unscrew the filler a little to release pressure.

Also, if you have a model like the op then I find it easier to remove the front cover to get better access to the red plug.
thinking I ought to change the oil in mine then! tanks for the instructions
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I believe it would be the 1152

Thanks for that i'll have at look at the 1152

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Thanks for that i'll have at look at the 1152

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1152 Epic machine, i have mine two years valeting full time, never had an issue with it expensive but worth it.
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