950D diesel engine blows black smoke under load and shuts of.

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by Ken & Lisa, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. Ken & Lisa

    Ken & Lisa LawnSite Member
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    I have a Jacobsen 72" Diesel mower that runs great until I try to cut tall grass the mower bogs down and misses and blows black smoke and will shut off if I continue mowing, when I stop the engine starts to clear up and runs good again.
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2010
  2. biggziff

    biggziff LawnSite Member
    Posts: 96

    When is the last time you changed:

    Air filter
    oil and filter
    fuel filter

  3. Specop_007

    Specop_007 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 41

    Diesels live, and die, by air and fuel filters.

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