The John Deere Easy Change 30-Second Oil Change System was introduced in February 2018 and designed to make changing the engine oil on select lawn tractors easy, quick, and clean. With this system, owners of E120
models can change oil by twisting on a new cartridge that contains both the oil and the filter, eliminating the need to drain the oil
. Changing the filter removes the captured contaminants and replaces about 0.8 qt (0.76 L) of the engine oil. Compared to the traditional 100 Series oil system, the Easy Change system runs 22 °F cooler, increases filtering capacity, eliminates oil change spills, and passes the same rigorous engine testing.
Kirk Eisenbeis, product marketing manager for John Deere, explains that changing the oil in a lawn tractor is one of the most important maintenance steps, and the Easy Change system was designed to streamline this process and empower customers to take maintenance in their own hands.
"When designing this, our priority was to provide an easy and hassle-free experience for maintenance," said Eisenbeis. "The Easy Change system is appealing to people who have little experience with oil changes, and to others who want to make oil changes fast and mess-free," he added.
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