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When running tractor has white smoke coming out of exhaust and it smells like fuel. the owner before me just put a new head on it. don't really know why but he did. the carburetor was also just rebuilt.

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White smoke out the exhaust is a sign of water burning or getting into the exhaust system and steaming out. It is possible he got the head gasket on wrong or it has blown another head gasket. I would run a compression test on each cylinder. You can get a screw in compression tester at my auto parts stores that will screw into the spark plug hole. It will come with instructions also.

I know this doesn't fix your problem but it will help you get started in isolating it.

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