Honda gx160 5.5 Hp

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Old 02-20-07, 05:18 PM
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Honda gx160 5.5 Hp

engine idles for a period of time and starts to smoke. Runs great! it's on a compactor .... Any ideas? Only smokes when idles.
 
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Old 02-20-07, 09:22 PM
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What color smoke?
 
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Old 02-21-07, 05:39 AM
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White smoke
 
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Old 02-21-07, 08:18 PM
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Probably not anything other than blowby, which would be remedied by installing new rings. Make sure the oil is the right viscosity, not overfull, and not thinned by gas.
 
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