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I have a troybuilt 6.75 selfpropelled mower and it blows oil bad is there a crank case element it dont smoke through the exhaust so idont think its a cylinder problem

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What do you mean by blowing oil?Do you mean when you run it,oil splatters everywhere,like on your legs and everywhere?Is it localized to one spot or all around?

Posted on Aug 05, 2010

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  • garygilland Aug 05, 2010

    it seems to have blowby mainly around the oil fill tube

  • Greg McCarthy Aug 05, 2010

    So basically at the base of the fill tube?There may be a seal there,at least you would think there would be if it is not welded.I have found troybilt.com .I need your mower model # please to check out the parts breakdown and see what I can find.Thanks.

  • garygilland Aug 06, 2010

    the model # is12av566n711 its a briggs and it also blows oil out the fill cap i notice but it dont smoke at all out the exhaust its a 6.75 horse

  • Greg McCarthy Aug 06, 2010

    Lol,no wonder I couldn't find anything on troybilt,it's a briggs.I couldn't get to the necessary information with the model number you provided(I have no idea why).Something isn't right.I am providing you a link to briggs to show you what they are looking for.You can either look around at the pictures if you want,or you can send me the information and I will look.It is actually a site with a FREE download of diagrams,schematics etc.which is pretty rare stuff considering all the things I have tried to find.I would like to see what is in there though.Reply when you can.I will check it out probably tomorrow.Thanks Greg

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