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    Default Cox engine help

    The last few days the Briggs engine on the Cox ride on is blowing a cloud of smoke for a few seconds while under load. While it blows smoke it labours as if the choke was on. Then it goes back to normal. It has happened four or five times. No other issues other than this. What could cause this?

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    Default Re: Cox engine help

    try posting it on Lawnsite




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    Quote Originally Posted by Redeye View Post
    try posting it on Lawnsite
    The oil level and it was a bit high. Drained a bit out. Hoping that was it.

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    Massive cloud of white smoke run ruff, to much oil

    Yes the oil needs to be spot on or slightly under full, even with the Oil level spot on they will puff abit if the motor is hot and your going up or down steep slopes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Macka View Post
    Massive cloud of white smoke run ruff, to much oil

    Yes the oil needs to be spot on or slightly under full, even with the Oil level spot on they will puff abit if the motor is hot and your going up or down steep slopes.
    Sounds right. No sign of the problem today although it wasn't a steep block.

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    Quote Originally Posted by steveo View Post
    The oil level and it was a bit high. Drained a bit out. Hoping that was it.
    I'd say it was this, having done the same thing with mine all those years ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scooby Steve View Post
    I'd say it was this, having done the same thing with mine all those years ago.
    It was that. Hasn't happened since. Lesson learnt.

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