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I have a Craftsman LT riding lawnmower and for some reason the one of the blades is a very loud noise. I have tried going under the deck and tighten up the bolt that holds it in place but it still making that loud noise.

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    Also while I'm starting it gas sometimes spits out of the exhaust in the front. What is this caused from ????

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Check for foreign objects caught under the deck, as well as for a bent blade. If that's not the problem, look at the mower deck belt - is it burnt or worn in a spot? Take it off, and see if you can turn the blade spindles and idler pulley freely. If they scrape badly or are frozen in place, that's the problem.

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