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Shooting out gas and oil from the air filter and the exhaust

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Your air filter plugged. It can't breathe. The muffler may plugged or little plugged.

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SOURCE: Gas entered the exhaust system and then oil reservoir. I got the gas out exhaust change oil. Mower runs but in question is gas still entering both places.

the little solenoid on the bottom of your carb is letting gas flow while it is not runnung.therfore gas gets into your oil.About an 80.00 part..or you could just turn your gas valve off when your done mowing.but still you would have to eventually replace that part.hope this helps

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SOURCE: 18 hourse power kraft with oil shooting out the air breather

Sounds like you over filled it with oil. Only reason for oil to come out of these places.

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SOURCE: my troy bilt 4 cycle

Check to see if the oil was overfilled, or maybe stored in a position that allowed the oil to drain to parts that it was not intended.

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22' snapper walk behind mowewont start .cleaned spark plug and still wont start .swapped spark plugs from another mower that does work and the other mower starts with the snapper mower's spark plug .


You need several things for a running internal combustion engine:
  • Air
  • Spark (to start)
  • Fuel
  • Compression
  • Lubrication
  • Exhaust.
You've shown that you have a workable spark plug so far. Going from the above, consider as well
  • Fuel. Bad / old / contaminated fuel. Clogged fuel filter. If it's a motor that needs gas/oil mix, does your gas have the right oil mix?
  • Air: Dirty, clogged air filter or air inlet.
  • Spark. Is any electricity making it to that proven-workable spark plug?
  • Compression. For this one, the most likely problem (other than a toss-the-engine thing like a broken piston) would be if the spark plug is not tightened into the mount hole, allowing the air to leak out rather than compress.
  • Exhaust. Most lawn mowers will have a spark arrestor on the exhaust to make sure you don't set a dry yard on fire with your exhaust. It's often overlooked in diagnosing two-stroke engines. Make sure it's not clogged or blocked.
  • Lubrication. Is there oil of the right type, and up to a proper level on the dipstick. No oil equals way too much friction in the engine.
Good Luck!

DH

Apr 25, 2016 | Snapper Garden

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1989 Lincoln Town car leaks oil into the air intake.


Check the pcv valve it may be sticking and sucking oil into air filter housing.

Oct 02, 2012 | 1989 Lincoln Town Car

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My troy bilt 4 cycle gas trimmer,is leaking oil behind the air filter from the top and its alot of white smoke coming from my exhaust.whats wrong


Check to see if the oil was overfilled, or maybe stored in a position that allowed the oil to drain to parts that it was not intended.

Jul 18, 2011 | Garden

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. Would too much oil make the bike Deceleration


Only if the air filter has become oil fouled . More than likely this would keep the bike from running too. If you have too much oil be sure to do the sniff test (on the oil fill hole) just in case a carburetor float stuck and filled the engine with gas. This might also cause poor running. If you have oil in your gas be sure to change the oil , check the air filter, and always turn off the gas when you are not riding. If everything is normal , then you probably need to change the exhaust o-rings in the head and the exhaust seal from the head pipe to muffler. By sealing the exhaust system you should eliminate the popping and backfiring from deceleration.

Nov 08, 2010 | 1992 Honda CB 1

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OBDII SETS CODES P0401, P0171 & P0174 . 1998 Mercury Sable


P0401- Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Insufficient Dectected
Possible causes - Harness or connectors (EGR volume control valve circuit is open or shorted.)
- EGR volume control valve stuck closed
- EGR volume control solenoid valve
- Dead (Weak) battery
- EGR passage clogged
- Exhaust gas leaks Possible solution - Clean EGR Valve
- Repair EGR harness or connector
- Replaced EGR volume control solenoid valve
- Replaced EGR volume control valve
Code P0171- Fuel Injection System Too Lean Bank 1 Possible causes - Intake air leaks
- Front Heated oxygen sensor may be faulty
- Injectors may be faulty
- Exhaust gas leaks
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- Lack of fuel
- Mass air flow sensor may be faulty
- Incorrect PCV hose connection Possible solution Dirty air filter of faulty air flow sensor are common causes of the problem P0174- Fuel Injection System Too Lean Bank 2 Possible causes - Intake air leaks
- Front Heated oxygen sensor may be faulty
- Injectors may be faulty
- Exhaust gas leaks
- Incorrect fuel pressure
- Lack of fuel
- Mass air flow sensor may be faulty
- Incorrect PCV hose connection Possible solution Dirty air filter of faulty air flow sensor are common causes of the problem.

Jun 28, 2010 | 1998 Mercury Sable

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18 hourse power kraft with oil shooting out the air breather


Sounds like you over filled it with oil. Only reason for oil to come out of these places.

Jun 24, 2009 | Garden

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Loss of power on acelaration


There's a lot on any car that can cause loss in power.
A few of them are:
Mass air Flow sensor
Bad O2 sensors
Old oil or sludged oil
Bad Gas
Clogged catalytic converter
Loss of cylinder pressure or compression

I would start with the cheapest tests/fixes first
oil: if you haven't already and don't know the condition of your oil, change it. If your oil has sludge in it then you could have a leacking head gasket.

Next up, If your gas is bad fill the tank about half way and use lucus oil octane booster, and for a second half a tank pour in some seafoam engine cleaner. It will clean your fueling system, injectors, and pistons/chambers.

If those too don't help: get a compression test on the cylinders. Not expensive to have done, but could be expensive to fix if there is something wrong or the compression is leaking.

Next, go to a muffler shop and have your catalytic converter checked. A clogged or bad Catalytic converter may trap exhaust and keep it from exiting your exhaust system.
While your there you can have your O2 sensors checked.

If all of that is fine, replace the O2 sensors and the Mass air flow sensor. These components control the air fuel ratio. If they are going out your engine won't ever get the right amounts of gas and air to run properly.

It's a lot, but my general rule of thumb for trouble shooting any issue with a car is to start with the cheapest fix and work your way up.


Jun 03, 2009 | Hyundai Motor 2002 Sonata

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Oil shooting in to the air box


Hello,
From your brief description I'm guessing a high mileage machine? or Previous owners have revved too much from cold?
It sounds like the engine is possibly breathing? the pistons and compression rings are worn so exhaust gasses and compression leaks past them and pressurizes the crank case sending oil out the breather, so the air filter draws it in.
If the bike is performing o.k. and you can live with it try a dribble/breather can? pop the vent pipe into a seperate container to catch it. Make sure you seal the hole in the air filter so contaminents can't get in. also the new breather needs air circulation so trial and error on a recepticle.
Good Luck!
Paul 'W' U.K.

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Not getting gas to combustion chamber, leaking gas from exhaust


Definitely the carburetor. Take it off and look for something clogged. Look carefully at the gaskets. Look for water and dirt in the float bowl.

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Exhausted shooting out black smoke


Ok. Black smoke, mean fuel system too rich.
1 of the problem related come if the car is hard to start in the morning, If is the case, you need to check the coolant sensor and the harnes,
But if the car start normally in the morning or when the car is cool. You need to check for air leak in the intake.
check the hose from the air filter to the throthe bady for crack.
pinched. If evrything is OK. you need a MASS Air Flow Sensor.

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