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my riding lawn mower blows out white smoke when I start it

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my riding lawn mower blows out white smoke when I start it up/ and it drips black oil from the exhauste pipe
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Tom replied 6 years ago.
Ok this is most common do to overfilling the oil. I would change the oil and do not overfill. After it's running awhile if it still smokes and drips oil out the exhaust then it's an issue with faulty piston rings . Most common is the oil Is over full. These are the next steps . Hoped this helped.Positive feedback and bonuses greatly appreciated.
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