X580 Transaxle Question
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: X580 Transaxle Question

  1. Top | #1

    Join Date
    Feb 2019
    Last Online
    Yesterday @ 04:58 AM
    Posts
    20
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts

    X580 Transaxle Question

    I just got a 2017 X580 used with 6.6 hours. I was looking at the reservoir for the transaxle I couldnt make out there was any oil in it so I took off the cap and there was like a sponge in the opening , is that suppose to be there ? I dont have the owners manual yet the previous owner was given the wrong manual ( 300 series ) so he had to order one and is going to be mail to me. So with that said I think the trans axle is low can some tell me what oil I need to get from the dealer. I have not used it yet I want to get this squared away first. Thanks V

    My bad, I found a manual online so that helps.
    Last edited by vop66; 04-02-2019 at 06:29 PM.

  2. Remove Advertisements
    GreenTractorTalk.com
    Advertisements
     

  3. Top | #2
    jgayman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Last Online
    Yesterday @ 10:49 PM
    Location
    Central Pennsylvania
    Posts
    9,239
    Thanks
    352
    Thanked 1,483 Times in 1,126 Posts
    The foam is supposed to be there. It acts like a filter to keep dirt out of the filler hole. The fluid typically used in these transaxles is John Deere Low Viscosity Hy-Gard. The manual states it is okay to use regular Hy-Gard if your climate warrants it. There is a chart in the manual showing the ambient temperatures for each fluid type.

    Be very careful not to over fill the reservoir. It only takes a few ounces to go from ADD to FULL. Let the tractor sit over night before checking the fluid level and make sure it's sitting on a level surface.




    Last edited by jgayman; 04-02-2019 at 06:58 PM.
    2012 2720 -- 200CX Loader -- 54" Quick Attach Snow Blower -- Frontier LR5060 Rake -- Land Pride RB1660 Blade (Hydraulic Angle) -- Artillian 42" Forks -- Ken's Bolt on Grab Hooks -- Fit Rite Hydraulic top-link -- 2013 X500 for mowing duties

  4. Top | #3
    Rcook99's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2018
    Last Online
    07-14-2019 @ 09:01 AM
    Posts
    27
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    My X570 has a leak in the reservoir and dropped the fluid on the trans axle. I took it to the dealer to be fixed under warranty. So maybe keep an eye on it in case there is an issue with it.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

  5. Remove Advertisements
    GreenTractorTalk.com
    Advertisements
     

Similar Threads

  1. X580 Battery Question
    By Yank in forum Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 12-26-2017, 08:17 PM
  2. 2016 X580 Finally Here !!!
    By romcjr in forum Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-13-2016, 05:03 PM
  3. 2016 x580
    By romcjr in forum Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 02-12-2016, 03:46 AM
  4. New 530 Transaxle Fluid Question
    By fsa46 in forum Lawn & Garden Tractors
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11-23-2014, 12:54 PM
  5. 2305 transaxle question
    By sonic in forum Sub Compact Utility Tractors (SCUT)
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 06-23-2013, 10:10 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •