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MI-T-M pressure washer #4496411
08/23/17 06:50 PM
08/23/17 06:50 PM
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Golden Meadow, LA
mobilaltima Offline OP
mobilaltima  Offline OP
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Golden Meadow, LA
We bought a new pressure washer at work a month ago, 3000 psi. Works great and the lil Honda knock off engine runs fine. It calls for straight 30 or 10W30. I ran the factory fill for 5 hrs or so, drained it and filled it up with Havoline straight 30 and ran that for another 10 hrs and drained it and it now has Rotella 15W40 which I'll use from here on out at 25 hr intervals. It gets a good bit of use. I called MI-T-M and they said I need to use Straight 30 non detergent pump oil in the pump. I couldnt find any locally so I used some Napa straight 30 non detergent ISO 100 oil. I havent ran it yet it with the Napa oil as I just changed it today. Should it work fine with the Rotella and the Napa 30, or should I switch to a 30 weight for the engine and different oil for the pump?


2006 2500 Dodge 5.9 Cummins Mobil Delvac 15W40, Fleetguard Stratapore 90k miles
Early '99 F250 ECLB 7.3 Stroker, 223k miles
Re: MI-T-M pressure washer [Re: mobilaltima] #4496592
08/24/17 12:40 AM
08/24/17 12:40 AM
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Both of those will be fine.


-Colton
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Re: MI-T-M pressure washer [Re: mobilaltima] #4497254
08/24/17 06:27 PM
08/24/17 06:27 PM
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Donald Offline
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I would not change the pump oil so soon. Once every few years would be fine.


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