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My DR brush cutter with Tecumseh OHV125 labored for a split…

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My DR brush cutter...

My DR brush cutter with Tecumseh OHV125 labored for a split sec then blew a hugh cloud of white smoke. I shut it off, looked it over and started it up and cut for another 10 min. I put it in the barn and noticed oil on the tires and deck. Head gasket?

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Valve open. Fuel clean.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Depends on how involved it is.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I don't think so.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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