This is my first full season to use my egopowermower , What do you mean by LIGHT OIL? Can I use a silicone lubricant?

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what qualifies as a LIGHT OIL? Can I use spray silicone lub.?
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Evelyn Gormley

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Craig E.

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What parts need to be lubricated?
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Evelyn Gormley

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I did not know, that is what their owners Manuel states. I had called EGO and was waiting for them to call me back which they just did and the woman said I should use a silicone lubricant. I asked about 3in1 and she said no. I hope this help you too. God Bless 
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Ummmm, lube what?
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Tae Cooke

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On page 41 of the manual it says to lubricate the handle adjustment lever's pivot and spring and the back flap's spring and hinge using "light oil". These are metal and plastic parts, so any oil that is safe to use on plastic should suffice.
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Dave .

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Light oil would be sewing machine oil.  You can buy it by the gallon on Amazon.
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Kenny Mars

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Walmart sells it by the smaller bottle
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Dave .

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Or just about any fabric store in the world.  That's where I got my small bottle of sewing machine oil.  3-in-1 doesn't seem much different to me, other than the smell, but I'm no chemist.  sewing machine oil shouldn't stain as much as it is colorless--a good quality when used in a sewing machine, of course.
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I just use good ol' 3 in 1 oil.