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Wayne
Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
Category: Small Engine
Satisfied Customers: 9221
Experience:  many years on egine rebuilding, lawn mower,roto tiller,Truck,and small engines
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A san lawn mower please, sanli LSP42, GOOD 5 YRS I THINK,

Customer Question

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JA: Hi. What do you want help with?
Customer: a san li lawn mower please
JA: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: sanli LSP42
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: GOOD 5 YRS I THINK
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I've just been mowing and then switched off to empty out some grass, then came back and couldn't get it started, tipped it up so I could see nothing was fouling the blades which it wasn't. Then eventually got it started but is now blowing out white smoke and spitting out what I presume is oil out of the front bit.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 month ago.

HI I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

what you are describing is a piston ring broke,

pull out the spark plug and see if it wet with oil

if yes, then you know your issue

I hope this helps you

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