Originally Posted by piston slapper
Question #18...Generac 27hp vert...
Condition...While mowing the side of a mile long ditch..aluminum pieces flew out of the oilfilter side of the engine...
The engine started vibrating and when I tried to add oil it came out the hole in the side..
Name That Failure..
Exceeded the maximum operating angle, for too long, thereby oil starving the engine, resulting in trashing counterbalance assy.