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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Toro zero turn mower. when i changed the coil and started

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toro zero turn mower . when i changed the coil and started the engine(before i knew about the magneto) there was a loud pop and ive lost power. It wont throttle up, just stays a one speed. blows a lot of smoke out where the exhaust bolts to the head
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 10 months ago.

Sounds like you have blown a head gasket. What model engine is this? What is the model and serial number of the mower?

Expert:  JON replied 10 months ago.

Have you check ed the coil to make sure it is not hitting the flywheel? What did you set the coil GAP at against the magnets?