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Bolens 1556. what type of trans fluid should be used?

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Posted August 02, 2011 - 01:53 PM

I am about to buy an old Bolens 1556 Hydro. I anticipate that the fluids will need changing, so what kind of fluid goes in the rear: Mercon, Dexron/Mercon, what? I dont want to run the risk of the hydro blowin up, and i need to know how to bleed the system, because when i change the fluid, the rear will be full of air and wont work, im sure. Thanks.:confuse::mecry:

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Posted August 02, 2011 - 04:48 PM

The manual calls for type "A" transmission fluid.

Here's a link to the manual. http://sonnys_bolens...EATON-10-SM.pdf
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