Question about Garden

1 Answer

42 IN 21HP BRIGGS this has only been used 3 time lot of smoke coming from mower sometimes ground is wet in parts was hard to restart

Posted by on

  • JAN sorrell Jul 21, 2013

    been back to home depo have a new one coming on Wednesday and this one picked up as its only 21 days old and as there is a problem with it get very hot and blowing smoke thought i would see what home deop said no problem they said they would change it {{{{well done to them }}}}}

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

  • Expert
  • 212 Answers

If this is new I would take it back, having said that, check all fluids and make sure you have fresh gas. Make sure oil level isn't overfull.

Posted on Jul 22, 2013

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
  • 508 Answers

SOURCE: 17 HP Briggs & Str lawn mower engine that is smoking a lot -

compression test it can either rent or buy one should be over 90psi!!!

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

  • 8 Answers

SOURCE: briggs a stratton 35 lawn mower

Turn the mixture screw on the carburator slowly counter clock wise till the idel stabalizes.

Posted on Jul 01, 2009

wadembly
  • 462 Answers

SOURCE: Craftsman Lawn Tractor/ hard start/ whitish smoke

does it turn over slow or fast if it turns slowly thats the problem so it could be battery or starter they have to have a good amount of rpms to burn fuel right when starting if not it floods out the engine with gas hope this helps thanks wade

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

  • 36 Answers

SOURCE: Put some oil in Toro Z400 mower, engine smokes a lot (white

yes sounds like it, take your sparkplug out and clean or replace it and crank engine over a few times to blow out any oil in the cylinder

Posted on Jun 07, 2010

  • 103 Answers

SOURCE: white smoke coming from front of mower. a lot of

Your exhaust pipe actually exits from the front of your mower you most likely need an oil change. have them check your head seals as well.

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

Testimonial: "thank you i will have it checked immediately."

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Instruction please as to how to reset the electric motor


Sounds like you need a new one. A smoking electric motor is usually fried.
Those electric mowers do not last a long time as they are under a lot of stress when cutting tall and wet grass.

Apr 16, 2015 | Electric Garden

1 Answer

42 IN 21HP BRIGGS &STRATTON


Deck belt is slipping. Are you cutting too low? May need a belt replacement?

Jul 19, 2013 | Garden

1 Answer

LAWN MOWER HARD STARTING WHITE SMOKE


White smoke would indicate a fuel problem. The engine is flooding.
There are a lot of possibilities but the first area I would check is the carburetor float level and inlet needle.

Dec 24, 2012 | Briggs & Stratton 190cc 875 Series OHV...

1 Answer

Model:31P977 Type: 0635-E1 Code:070510ZD Just bought this used. When they showed it to me it did not smoke. I started it up in the yard and after a few minutes...blue smoke started coming out of the...


I would say that you have worn or cracked piston tings and perhaps in need of a new head gasket. After you have had it running for awhile and then shut it off for a short period and restart it does it smoke as much as it would after waiting for an hour?With any sort of luck maybe your engine has not seen much use and will straighten up.You might try some sea-foam in both the gas and crankcase to help clean up the engine.You can get this product at most auto parts store.I have been using it for thirty years in all my engines small and large and think it's an excellent product. Best of luck and thank you.

Aug 29, 2011 | Briggs & Stratton Briggs Stratton Intek V...

1 Answer

I have a 12.5 hp Briggs lawn trator that has a good spark, fuel, compression but will not start. I tried to use starter fluid with no luck. When engine cranks, carb intake has vacumn and some smoke comes...


Since the engine is newer, I presume it has an OHV train. The valves may need adjusting. Also,the engine may be out of time. A sheared flywheel key (not too hard to fix) may be the timing culprit there. Has the mower blades ever struck anything besides the usual yard growth?
Remove the engine's top cover and look down the slot in the side of the crankshaft alongside the flywheel for the key that holds it in place. If the slot in the flywheel isn't lined up with the slot in the crankshaft, then it is out of time and won't start. There are many tutorials and specification charts for Briggs OHV valve adjustment available. Post back as needed.

Jan 11, 2011 | Mtd Garden

3 Answers

Just bought a 10 year old lawn boy 2 cyl mower from my neighbor. He had not used it for 5 yrs (heart problems). I put the 2 cyl ashless oil into the gas like the instructins said 32/1 mix. That turned out...


Sounds like you will need to clean your carburetor.
Sometimes you can get by with priming it a few times, and letting it
run a few times like that and it will flush the gunk out of the jets,
but most of the time you will need to rebuild the carburetor.
If the mower is over a couple years old, then I also recommend that you
buy and install a new carburetor repair kit, because the diaphragm will
get hard and that will cause it to be hard to crank.
When you clean your carburetor and remove the jet screws, count the
number of turns it takes to seat the jets from their original position.
That way when you go to put the jets back in, you know how many turns
they were in/out.
Please do not forget to rate me, Thanks
Good Luck, I hope this helps

May 20, 2010 | RTO Lawn Boy 6.75hp Mower

2 Answers

My weedeater 500 will start but wont hold


It sounds like your carburetor is gummed up and needs to be cleaned and rebuilt. Most

carburetors can be cleaned and rebuild but most owners will not

have the proper equipment to do a thorough job. Take it to a good

servicing dealer for his advice and estimate. Sometimes there is a

gasket or a valve problem and a good experience mechanic can

tell a lot by just listening to the engine for a few seconds.

Sep 13, 2009 | Mtd 22" Yard Machine Push Mower

1 Answer

Engine bogs big puffs of white smoke from front


the engine will bog because the cutting blades are either cutting to much grass or the blades are touching the ground making it hard to keep rpm's then it will smoke a bit

Jun 05, 2009 | Garden

2 Answers

White Smoke comming out of Briggs and Stratton 21 HP V2 engine.


The white smoke may have been caused by having water in the fuel, or fuel tank [due to condensation or exposure to rain and snow]. It may have been that the mower got tipped for cleaning purposes, blade inspection, etc. and oil from the low lying oil pan got into the piston.

Either way, I recommend installing a brand new spark plug and new gasoline [you can purchase a little gas siphoning hose for a dollar or so at any auto parts store] If you have gasoline left over in a can from last year it is safe to use it in your car as it mixes with lots of new gas, but not in your small mower tank as it is basically outdated fuel.

May 19, 2009 | Briggs & Stratton Briggs Stratton Intek V...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Garden Logo

Related Topics:

38 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Garden Experts

Dennis Key
Dennis Key

Level 3 Expert

2478 Answers

john h

Level 3 Expert

12173 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76164 Answers

Are you a Garden Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...