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I found a HORSE tiller that i re-furbished and got running.. The problem now is, there is a metal port on the engine just beneath the carb that shoots oil out the engine.. Is this for the air filter to keep oil on it? There is no tube coming off of this piece and im not sure what it is.. Any help would be appreciated..

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That sounds like the crankcase breather valve. It should have a rubber hose running from it to the air filter mounting plate. But it should not let oil blow out of it, I would replace the breather and hose and that should take care of the problem. The breather is held in with two screws just remove and replace. There is a very small drain hole in the bottom of the breather housing just make sure it is down so the oil will drain back into the crankcase and not run out.


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