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More likely a blown gasket head. A leak-down should tell you if this this the problem.
Posted on Apr 24, 2015
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Smoking Craftsman Riding Mower
1st thing, check your dipstick up inside the cap part of it and make sure the O'ring is there and in good condition.
2nd, make certain when you put it back on that you get it on straight and firmly seated. They will only seat one way properly the other way creates a leak into the crankcase and causes oil consumption and smoking. You should be able to tell if it has been improperly installed by an excessive amount of oily dirt accumulated around the threaded area of the cap
Posted on Sep 15, 2009
first make sure the air intake screen on top of engine is not clogged with debris if thats not a concern you could have a faulty ignition coil etc your engine should have a two year warranty and can be serviced at no charge to you at your local briggs service dealer make sure and check your manual for the fine print though. Briggs makes a great engine and very rarely have I ever seen a problem allthough if you were to have an engine issue it will accur during the first few hours of opperation good luck
Posted on Jan 25, 2010
I believe you may have the belt over one or more of the belt retainers next to the pulleys. They are 5 or 6 inches long and about a 1/4 inch in diameter. You have to loosen them when you put the belt on then adjust them to where they are just barely touching the back of the belt. They keep the belt from jumping off.
Posted on May 02, 2010
White smoke or semi white can be produced in several ways. One way is oil this is normally a whitish blue to blue smoke and has the apparent smell of oil being burned.
Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_can_cause_white_smoke_from_the_exhaust#ixzz1ZTQwS4Al Hope this helps
Posted on Sep 30, 2011
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