The article above seems to contradict itself in regards to an oil change. Then “In heavy usage applications oil changing is recommended after the 1st hours . The tractor I used as sample for the video is a. An oil change schedule is suggested to extend the life of the Ktransaxle. The filter should never require changing unless the transaxle is.
Tuff Torq recommends changing oil after the st. K- External Expansion Tank Oil Level. The TTin the tractor is going on 1hours now averaging about two hours each cutting session. Been reading the threads on changing the oil in the TT4 Kand others and am considering doing same as preventative . I refilled with full synthetic 15w-since I had some spare laying around. THis is were you drain and refill from.
I decided to try changing the oil first.
I did not drop the tranny, but instead pulled the right wheel and have access to the valve on top. I pulled the rubber dust cap and the plug. Oil for winter use in Ktuff torq.
TuffTorq description of the parts is the vent valve. I changed the oil in it this summer. All has been well untill today.
It just did not want to go backwards and forwards it has a terrible GROWL! Jul Im sure this is a overly asked question on these forums but what oil is best for the tuff torq k? Tractor Forum – Your Online Tractor. The follwoing day I tried again and the transmission performance was getting worse so I parked it and shopped for. This is the Upgrade Kit you have been reading about! I have a light duty mower with a Kon it, that could use a fluid change.
The Dreaded Tuff-Torq KHydrostatic Tranny – The Garage Journal. I purchased a seal kit (about $45) from Tuff – Torq as well as a drain plug kit. Tufftork KTransmission problems?
The usual problems is not being able to drive up hills due to the seals with the piston pumps being worn. Sometimes a oil change helps and make sure the drive belt is tight at . In most cases you will still need to remove it to change the oil so the first video will be helpful. VOLUME OF OIL IN THE TRANSAXLE.
Using Synthetic 15wmay help.