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White smoke is pouring from the exhaust of my Z810, otherwise

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white smoke is pouring from the exhaust of my Z810, otherwise it seems to operate.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
White smoke from exhaust can be oil in the cylinders. Is oil level correct? Is oil thin from gas in the oil? Does the oil smell of fuel? Did it start smoking all at once? Could the gas be contaminate with diesel fuel?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
A John Deere Z810 is a diesel engined zero turn mower,oil level seems high (letting the engine cool overnight and will check in the am).
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.
It can have diesel in the oil, same as a gas engine would have gas in the oil. Deere parts manual shows the Z810A as a gas unit! What engine do you have the Yanmar diesel?

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