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I have a briggs 11 hpvertical shaft engine and had it overhauled by local mech. it runs grate but sounds like marbels in it. Could the mechanic have improperly installed the balancsing rd or other improperly. compression is good..

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S OUNDS LIKE THE CONECTEN ROD IS LOOSE

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