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After my 13.5 hp Briggs and Stratton runs afew minutes it leaks

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After my 13.5 hp Briggs and Stratton runs afew minutes it leaks oil over the exhaust system. Where is the oil coming from?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Ranwell1 replied 2 years ago.
Hi,
Usually when this happens it is because of a blown head gasket.
This will have to be taken into a good repair shop to have a new head gasket installed....unless you know how to do this on an overhead valve engine.
It also could be a valve cover gasket that is leaking.