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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Husqvarna Service Tech
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I have a kohler command 18 on a walker mower. Its using

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Sir, i have a kohler command 18 on a walker mower. Its using quite a bit of oil. It looks like its leaking down through the muffler on one side cause its all wet looking . Is this a head gasket or something more?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 2 months ago.

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Expert:  JON replied 2 months ago.

If your machine is leaking oil the #1 thing to check/replace is the head gasket. Normally you will see oil around the head of the engine behind the valve cover

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
It is wet on one side of the v twin. As Im running the engine it is just blue smoke coming out of the muffler
Expert:  JON replied 2 months ago.

Then you have a blown head gasket in that side most likely.