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briggs 16hp ohv on troy built

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by MD50, May 30, 2004.

  1. MD50

    MD50 LawnSite Member
    from NY
    Messages: 2

    ANY ideas on why this engine will run with the valve cover off, but will not turn over with valve cover on?
  2. fixer67

    fixer67 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,098

    It sounds like the valve cover is bent in and hitting the rocker arm.
  3. MD50

    MD50 LawnSite Member
    from NY
    Messages: 2

    Cover is like new, and plenty of clearance. thanks.
  4. mudpie

    mudpie LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    what about the screws if they are to long would they hit something in the engine when tightened down

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