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Quit running while cutting the grass. Notice gas coming out of the exhaust when trying to crank

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Just as Alaska bratt says check your carb. I had gas leaking into the oil and the entire engine was destroyed. Gas dilutes the oil and then there is no lubrication. FYI don't be worried about gas/fire as the gas is also diluted and is not very flammable, with gas it is the fumes that are highly flammable. I recommend rebuilding the carb draining the engine oil and keep your fingers crossed that you didn't damage the piston/sleeve/cylinder.

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Rebuild the carb or adjust the lean, sounds like its getting too much gas that sounds very dangerous when gas hits exhaust it gets explosive, be careful.

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