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Small oil pool at bottom of air intake.

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by CK82, Jun 15, 2007.

  1. CK82

    CK82 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 235

    I have a Toro Z Master and I've noticed some oil at the bottom of the air intake. The engine is a 23hp Kawasaki. Its bee this way for awhile now and hasnt caused any problems, I was curious as to what the reasoning is for this and what I could do to solve the problem. Everything seems to be running well, except lately when temps were at 90F the mower engine would surge a little.
     
  2. ProLawns

    ProLawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 476

    My 23 Kaw does the same. I always thought it was from the oil I put on the pre cleaner.
     
  3. ThorVentures

    ThorVentures LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    You do know the crankcase vents into the intake right?
     
  4. CK82

    CK82 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 235

    Would you recommend soaking any of the oil up?
     
  5. mini14

    mini14 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 236

    u will never be able to soak it up. your crankcase vents to the carb
     

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