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Old 10-18-2012, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by cgaengineer View Post
I think it's normal per Kawi, but it concerns me and I will keep monitoring it while under warranty. Ours gets dark as well but if it has blow by this would happen, and it having blow by is why it's using oil.
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Do you think it's harmful to continue running it with this possible "blow by"? Doesn't that include an internal leak of some kind? If that were happening wouldn't the mower be running rough. Mine doesn't. Another thought. In July I replaced the air filter. The one I bought is wix and they said it matches the number on my last filter. But I kind of have to muscle it in the filter holder as it has a rubber ring around the end of the filter that protrudes out a bit more than the last one and makes it harder to get the cover back on the filter holder. Could I have the wrong filter causeing oil darkening?
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