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My mower isn't running right. I doesn't have much power. It back fires & it uses a lot of gas. It sound loud like something is wrong with the muffer but I checked it and it seem to be ok. I have a Troy Bilt Pony 689 riding lawn mower. Thanks

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It sounds like your timing's off. Take the sheetmetal cowl off and remove the flywheel on top. Check your shear pin and replace if necessary. It sounds like there is some offset there. The shear pin should get you back running right. Best regards, --W/D-- please feel free to rate this solution! Thanx!

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