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Repair Center  How to Change the Oil in a Troy-Bilt Backpack Blower

Why Read This Article?

  • Learn how to replace the oil in your Troy-Bilt backpack blower.
  • Learn how to maintain your Troy-Bilt backpack blower.
  • Save time and money.

Article Breakdown

Repair Information:
Difficulty: Very Easy
Duration: 10-30 minutes
Frequency: As needed Changing the Oil
1. Remove the oil plug
2. Dump out the old engine oil
3. Use the correct oil
4. Add in the new oil
5. Replace the oil plug

Video

Tools & Materials

  • Funnel
  • Rag
  • Container
  • Oil

How to Change the Oil in a Troy-Bilt Backpack Blower

November 13, 2013
Learn the steps of changing the oil in a Troy-Bilt backpack blower by reading this guide.
If you've ever owned any power equipment (and we're betting that most of you have), you probably know that changing the oil on a regular basis is necessary to keep it running like new. But before you decide to take it to your local repair shop to have it serviced, we recommend learning how to perform this simple task yourself -- it's easy, takes less than 30 minutes, and will help ensure that your product runs like new. So, if you're looking for a bit of help, this article will walk you through the easy steps of changing the oil in a Troy-Bilt backpack blower.

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  Changing the Oil

1. Remove the oil plug

Use your fingers to unscrew and remove the oil plug.

 

2. Dump out the old engine oil

Pick up your blower and dump the old engine oil into a container. Make sure to always dispose of oil in the correct manner.

 

3. Use the correct oil

Refer to your products' owner's manual for the required oil weight.

 

4. Add in the new oil

Use a funnel to add the new engine oil into the blower.

 

 

Make sure not to overfill past the threads on the inside of the oil tank.

 

5. Replace the oil plug

Simply screw the oil plug back onto the blower to finalize this task.

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  Conclusion Learning how to change the oil of all of your equipment is a necessary skill to have. And by reading through this guide, you should have no problem performing this maintenance on your own, even if it's with a different type of product.
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