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Mower started fine and ran good for 5 min. before white/blue smoke started comming from exhaust. Blade disengaged and smoke left. After a couple minutes of regular engine running heavy smoke returned.

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First make sure you're not leaving your gas lever on 'choke' after starting your mower....especially if its a fairly new mower.

If its an older mower you may have a valve thats sticking and allowing too strong of a gas mixture.

If its the latter and you fancy yourself a handyman and want to tear into it...check on-line. Their are a number of web-sites that may be able to help you with your problem...such as this one:

Hope that helps you.

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