Engine oil – John Deere 318 User Manual
Use oil viscosity based on the expected air temperature
range during the period between oil changes.
The following oils are preferred:
• John Deere TURF-GARD™
• John Deere PLUS-4
Other oils may be used if they meet one or more of the
• API Service Classification SH
• API Service Classification SG
• CCMC Specification G5
Arctic oils (such as Military Specification MIL-L-46167B)
may be used at temperature below -30˚C (-22˚F).
Fuels and Lubricants/Engine Oil
316, 318 & 420 Lawn and Garden Tractors