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Working on a ventrac 4200 diesel 31 h.p.turbo diesel.Had blown oil out exhaust when brought in.Added a little oil,checked radiator,added about about 1 gal.coolant and it started running out exhaust pipe.Pulled head but head gasket seems ok.Sending head out tommorow to be checked for crack.What do I need to check in turbo?Seals and turbine itself?Engine skipped bad and blew out white smoke.Middle cylinder was really wet.Any ideas?

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Definitely the carburetor. Take it off and look for something clogged. Look carefully at the gaskets. Look for water and dirt in the float bowl.

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water inside pistons increases compression, You do not have bad piston rings and not burn out intake or exhaust valves, your compression is fine, but You have a blown Head Gasket or a crack for sure

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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I have yet to see a cracked head on a 22R,so more than likely a blown head gasket,unless you overheated and warped the head and worst case a hole between the cylinder wall and water jacket(this is pretty rare).The only way to tell short of using some expensive tools or taking to your local shop is to pull the head and inspect the gasket for leakage wich is generally fairly obvious(separation of the gasket layers,oil and water between water and oil passages)and checking the head deck for warpage.If there is obvious leakage in the gasket you're looking at a top end gasket set if the head is slightly warped you can get away with a thick graphite head gasket,I personally use these as they are very forgiving on slightly warped and scratched head decks and inepensive also,but a severly warped head will require milling at a machine shop or replacement.

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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The oil breather hose connects from the crankcase to the carburetor. If the breather assembly on the crankcase gets plugged, oil can be pulled into the carburetor through the breather hose. Try removing the breather assembly from the crankcase and cleaning it in gasoline, followed with a blowout with compressed air. You can also just replace the breather assembly and hose.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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The problem is the float needle and seat are leaking. It is not shutting off the gas when the bowl is full. The bowl fills up, then runs down the intake through the intake valve into cylinder, past the rings into the crankcase. Fairly common problem. Just replacing the rubber tipped needle probably will not stop the leak. The pressed-in brass seat needs to be pulled out and a new one pressed in also. Possibly there is some trash or rust in the carb that has gotten between the needle and seat, but in my experience, it usually takes replacing both to fix.

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