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TOro TimeCutter 50 inch...it is leaking oil

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TOro TimeCutter 50 inch...it is leaking oil
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. Is it leaking from the sun base , it would be about a inch above where the motor is mounted to the deck ?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No right above where the muffler is
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
it drips right on the muffler
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.

I'm trying to get your engine info but sounds like a ohv cover issue

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.

What engine does it have ?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Kohler Courage 21
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
p.s. the engine is NOT a Briggs
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.

This is your ohv cover

https://www.partstree.com/parts/kohler-engines/engines-vertical/sv610-0212-kohler-sv610-engine-courage-hop-21hp-15-7kw/head-valve-breather-4-20-1/

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.

If that ohv cover is leaking it will put oil onThe muffler

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I don't think that is it
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It is not coming from where the engine is mounted to the deck
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.

It wouldn't be on the deck if the ohv cover is leaking, it will drop down on to whatever is below it

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.

Is your ohv cover abover the muffler ?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I think we are wasting each other's time .... let's quit
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
THis is not working...my computer is upstairs and the mower is down in the garage...
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.

I'm trying to help you , the ohv cover is over the muffler when they leak oil falls on the muffler and it smokes being the mufiler is hot .

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Please do NOT charge my Paypal account....good bye
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 5 months ago.

You have to contact customer service for refunds we are not in charge of billing . If you need any furather help once you can confirm it's the ohv cover let me know.

John