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Mower start smoking a little

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by zima, Nov 10, 2007.

  1. zima

    zima LawnSite Member
    Messages: 184

    It is a 48 bob cat 17hp back up mower it is been parked for a year and now it smoks a little any ideas what the problem can be.Thank you
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    If it's been sitting that long surface rust could have formed on the cylinder wall(s). Run it a little bit then change the oil and see if it doesn't quit after the rings re-seat.

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