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Old 04-30-2013, 12:28 PM   #1
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Yamaha generator

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I just bought a yamaha Ef2000is genny. So my question is, in the break in period I know about adding more watts slowly and all that good stuff. What I am wondering is there a special kind of oil I need to buy for the "break in"?

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Old 04-30-2013, 06:07 PM   #2
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Not unless it says so in the owner manual and I don't see anything like that. It appears to recommend 10W40 as an all-around oil, so that's what I would use.

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Ditto on the manual. I would change it after about 10 hours and then again at 50 hours. I am running Mobil 1 in my Honda EU2000i

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Thank you for both for the answers. I will go ahead and get the 10w40 for it. And change after 10 hours and then again in 50
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