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JohnF2015, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Owner/Service Technician at S & J Small Engines
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My vtwin 16 hp seems to have loss of power under a load,

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hi my vtwin 16 hp seems to have loss of power under a load, when i engage the pto for the blade the engine boggs down under power,, i cleaned the pickup tube in the tank replaced fuel filter an fuel pump cleaned carb, this engine is about 7 yrs old,, could the coilsbe braking down under a load?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

Have you checked compression on both cylinders? My guess is that you have lost a push rod on one cylinder so that the engine is only running on one cylinder.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi John you were right on with your answer.. it was a push rod thx much
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.

Thank you it has been a pleasure to assist you.

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