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Briggs-Fan, Small Engine Technician
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Have a ch15s that starts skipping at high throttle and has

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Have a ch15s that starts skipping at high throttle and has oil where filter goes
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to just answer. if your getting oil 8n to where the air filter goes that's blow by , it could be a bad head gasket , is there any oil around the head ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yeah it leaks oil....this motor is on a carpet cleaning machine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Ok is this a gas motor ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Ok , that's what I thought , a kohler ch15 . If it's leaking oil and putting oil in the air filter it's a head gasket
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
What about skip at high throttle
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Most likely because the carburetor isn't clean if there's oil on the air filter then it could be 8n the carburetor some , if you clean the engine up can you locate the leak ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yeah I will tomorrow thanks for your help so far
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 2 years ago.
Ok I'll wait to hear back from you