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I have a Walker Mower with a 20hp Kohler Command engine.. 850 hours on it.. I bought it used from a home owner.. This machine is using about a quart to quart and a half of oil on a full days use... it doesnt smoke except when the motor idle is changed during use.. or only for a brief second on start up or shut down... i have no Visable leaks. its been serviced by a walker dealer. new air filter, fuel filter, and oil filter and such...I was told that this could be a pcv valve or something to that point or even the valve guides.. if so .. where is the pcv valve ? Its not listed in the Mnaual.. and if the Guides are bad.. how serious of a fix is this..and what will I be looking for as a payment for fixing this problem....I was told to use straight 30 weight oil to help with this problem...should I be worried about this motor failing in the near future? thanks.. DAVE from Maine.

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