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Bought a Troy TB110 oush mower at end of last summer. I stored it all winter without opening box. I got it out today, put together and started it. It is leaking oil and blowing white smoke- What do I need to do?

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  • tpitts828 Apr 10, 2011

    Thanks!- Heading outside to try it now!

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You must have stored it with the spark plug end down. This has caused the oil to get by the rings and on top of the piston. Pull spark plug out and pull starter cord to clear excess oil , put plug back in . Check oil , start mower and let it run until the excess oil burns off and some of it may still be in the muffler. Mower is ok. Some body borrowed my mower and did this resulting in the same problem.

Posted on Apr 10, 2011

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