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JON, Small Engine Technician
Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  Certified Small Engine Technician
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Troybilt model # 12AKC3A3766 - mowing lawn and then smoky

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Troybilt model # 12AKC3A3766 - mowing lawn and then white smoky cloud came from the engine area - Does this mean a dirty air filter?
JA: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?
Customer: Seven months old ( bought October 2016 and starting to mow this spring season 2017)and no this mower has not done this before
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I would like to if it is possible
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: not sure what else to include
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 4 months ago.
How is the oil level? Do you see any oil around engine base?