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White smoke first put in about 2 capfuls of 2 cycle engine oil into my mtd yard machine lawn mower.. several minutes into mowing, the engine started to slow a bit so i turned it off.. went to home depot and asked about oil.. bought 4 cycle.. and put bottle of it near the mower.. few days later son's friend put the entire bottle of oil into the lawn mower, which overflowed and pools .. now there is a lot of white smoke.. what is the easiest way to deal with this? just use paper towels to soak the oil up? take lawn mower to car wash and clean externally with degreaser?

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White smoke is most likely cause there is to much in the engine.. Only takes about half quart.. Clean with degreaser and garden hose on the outside..

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