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Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
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I have a Husqvarna riding lawnmower with a vetch engine.

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I have a Husqvarna riding lawnmower with a vetch engine. when I started the mower today it was making a popping sound so i replaced the spark plugs. when I started it again, it was still making the popping sound and smoke was coming out of the right side of the engine. what wrong with my mower?
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 5 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

this is a very common issue

the valves are out of adjustment, and/or a push rod came off

set the valves both to .003 to .005

engine cold

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
thanks
Expert:  Wayne replied 5 months ago.

Hi

Your welcome,

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Expert:  Wayne replied 5 months ago.

Hi

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
when i checked the push rod, it was bent. the repairman that sold me the new pushrod told me to check the valve stem sleeve before i replace the pushrod. i have bigger problems that gap settings.
Expert:  Wayne replied 5 months ago.

Hi

No, That is not true,

that engine is famous for valves being out of adjustment

and bending push rods

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