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While I am sure you can use diesel oil it is usually 15-40 and most gas generators call for 30W or 10W30 oil. The diesel is good oil and will not hurt the generator in warm weather but if you are in cold temps it would be better for the engine to use a lighter weight oil. JMHO


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