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Exmark leaking oil

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by dmk395, May 12, 2001.

  1. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 1,006

    I have a brand new, Exmark48hp walkbehind, the machine cuts great but it leaks oil. The leak seems to come from the back of the motor, right from the bottom. I tried tightening some of the bolts on the motor, but they were tight. Did I blow a gasket? Any ideas??
  2. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Messages: 4,830

    I would take it back to the dealer so they are aware of the problem, even if it is an easy fix. It is under warranty, so let them deal with it.
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    Let me guess, this is a Kawasaki engine. Take it back to the dealer and have them fix the base gasket. For free of course.
  4. dmk395

    dmk395 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Ma
    Messages: 1,006

    Yes Richard you are correct it is a Kawi, 15hp. And I bet you are right about the base gasket, since it is literally leaking from the base of the motor.

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