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Published on July 31st, 2017 | by Kyle E


How to Change the Engine Oil for a Snapper P2185020

The following instructions are for the Snapper 21″ Series 20 Steel Deck Walk Mower, which is for the model number P2185020. Before attempting to work on/with your equipment in any way, always refer to your owner’s manual for safety information.

  1. Drain the fuel tank completely.
  2. Remove the dipstick, then turn the mower on its side. Allow the oil to drain from the oil fill tube into an appropriate container. Dispose of the used oil properly.
  3. Place the mower upright, then fill the engine with engine oil to the “full” mark on the dipstick. Do not overfill.
  4. Important: Drain the fuel tank before tipping the machine. DO NOT tip the machine with the carburetor or spark plug down.

For information about safety, warranty, and your specific model, read and be familiar with your owner’s manual.

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