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17.5 hp briggs and Stratton troy built pony tractor: engine

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engine was working fine near the end of cutting heavy grass motor bogged and sounded like engine was about to through a rod or something, clanging noise. stopped and would not start. When I got is started same noise and back fired through carb
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JohnF2015 replied 1 year ago.
Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.The first thing that I would check is the push rods, if one of them is bent or has come loose it would explain the power loss, the noise and the backfire through the carburetor.