Question about Bolens 13.5 HP Manual 38-in Riding Lawn Mower with Briggs & Stratton E

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Had my yard almost done when i hit a low spot and think my blades couldnt move b4 i could stop it quit and when i tried to start it back up it canked bout 3 times started turning over than BANG and smoke, is this an easy fix or pro job?

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This is most likely the flywheel on the motor that has slipped out of timing. You need to replace the woodruff key and set the flywwheel back in line with the slots for the key.

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