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I'll try this at the first opportunity. We're having heavy rain today so it may be tomorrow.
I've checked that and smell no gas.
I started it yesterday and mowed with it for a few minutes to check symptoms. There is bluish smoke coming out of the exhaust port on the front right very faintly. But when you engage the clutch, it belches a puff of bluish white smoke.
Power seems good, engine runs well. Head gasket? Wouldn't that cause a loss of power?