Head Gaskets

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Rayray, Mar 30, 2006.

  1. Rayray

    Rayray LawnSite Member
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    Within the last month both of my gravely walkbehinds have blown head gaskets,, they havent been in use since november, only started to run fresh fuel in the carbs....

    Could anything have cause this??? or is this pure coincidence??
     
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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    What brand engines are you talking about ?
     
  3. Rayray

    Rayray LawnSite Member
    Posts: 54

    Kawasaki FC420 14hp and FB460 12.5 HP
     
  4. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,022

    Man That is strange, I'm yet to run across one of these engines with a blown gasket......I don't have a answer on this one. :confused:
     
  5. lucforce

    lucforce LawnSite Member
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    The kawis that I have seen with blown head gaskes were due to misadjusted valves and/or bent pushrods.
     

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