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Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  many years on egine rebuilding, lawn mower,roto tiller,Truck,and small engines
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I think I had too much oil in my riding lawn mower. Was

Customer Question

I think I had too much oil in my riding lawn mower. Was mowing yesterday for about 20 minutes and it shut down.
JA: What's the make and model of the mower? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: John Deere LA115 5-6 years old
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Probably not
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: What needs to be done. I may have my son-in-law work on it
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

how much over fill was it

normally that will not shut it down, but have it smoking

let me know, Please

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Looking at the dip stick it was slightly above the fill line. Did not notice any smoke
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for that

Ok, that would not shut it down

you need to check for spark at the spark plug 1st

if you have spark ,then you need to look at the carb and fuel pump if working

I hope this helped you

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Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.


Just a follow up with you

did my answer help you

let me know,Please