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Oil leak I have a model 289707-0154-01 12.5 hp engine that is leaking oil from the bottom of the engine. looks as if it is running down the crankshaft.

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You need to replace the lower oil seal -

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Engine seal is the first place to look, these engines were notorious for base gasket leaks caused by bolts loosening.

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ever look here?
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