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New SH56 exhaust is turning blue... Is this bad?

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by mikeypizano, Oct 21, 2012.

  1. mikeypizano

    mikeypizano LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 288

    As the title says, I noticed that the exhaust on my new SH56 is turning blue, which I know is from heat, so I am wondering if I should worry... :dizzy:
     
  2. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Posts: 4,128

    Exhaust or muffler? I just bought a sh86 on Saturday. Haven't even used it yet
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  3. mikeypizano

    mikeypizano LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 288

    I consider that the same thing personally, but to clarify, the muffler technically, I didn't think when I posted that...
     
  4. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,223

    That means the head gasket is blown, take it back. j/k its fine.
     
  5. mikeypizano

    mikeypizano LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 288

    I figure it is fine but you never know!
     
  6. 2stroked

    2stroked LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 297

    Yup blown head gasket for sure, better check your Coolant levels. :rolleyes:
     
  7. Jimslawncareservice

    Jimslawncareservice LawnSite Platinum Member
    from mn
    Posts: 4,128

    My sh86 is blue as well. Bought new on Saturday
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