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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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My briggs &Stratton 17.5hp ride on mower engine suddenly blowes

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my briggs &Stratton 17.5hp ride on mower engine suddenly blo***** ***** smoke then settled down to being a little smokey.but now its burning 600mls of oil an hour.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.
Runs clean until it warms? White smoke in huge clouds? Head gasket is bad, leaking between the cylinder and the pushrod cavity.