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post #1 of 3 Old 11-21-2010, 12:12 AM Thread Starter
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John Deere 445 engine oil

Hi all,
I just picked up a John Deere 445. I am here in Minnesota where it can get cold. Just wondering what the oil recommendation should be? Should I use 10W30 all year round or should I use 5W30 during the winter months?
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post #2 of 3 Old 11-21-2010, 12:27 AM
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Re: John Deere 445 engine oil

10w-30 syn year round, or you can do 5w-30 dino for just the winter if you want. Guess it depends on how often you change it.
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post #3 of 3 Old 11-21-2010, 12:37 AM
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Re: John Deere 445 engine oil

I believe the manual recommends 5/30 providing you don't get much under -30* in the winter.
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