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This is a Scotts lawn tractor but manufactured by Deer,in

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This is a Scotts lawn tractor but manufactured by John Deer,in fact it is identical to John Deer model,but is orange in color verses green.Model #-L17.542.Does not have electric clutch for blade engagement.Seems to do it regularly on startup and shut down.There is a bit of smoke from exhaust on start up,but doesn't smoke continuously.Have not removed deck belt from the engine drive.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Is unit new? You are concerned by exhaust smoke on startup?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

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