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scag problems

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Jason Simmons, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. Jason Simmons

    Jason Simmons LawnSite Member
    Messages: 232

    My buddy has a 05 tiger club and its lost power and useing to much oil. It has a 24 briggs & stratton any body have any ideas and it only has 300hrs on it. Thanks
  2. kevmcgruff

    kevmcgruff LawnSite Member
    Messages: 5

    does he change and check the oil levels regularly? Also, my tiger cub started losing power for a bit and I realized that it likes the higher octane gas. use either mid to high grade.
  3. scagmanjosh

    scagmanjosh LawnSite Member
    Messages: 212

    This may be the 24 Briggs with the faulty air cleaner design on it. I would check into it, it may well have ingested excess dirt due to the faulty filter design, which has since been redesigned.

    Do some internet searches on that Briggs model and you'll find tons of stuff about the faulty air cleaner not sealing properly.

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