briggs 25 hp intek problem

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Old 06-14-08, 11:51 AM
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briggs 25 hp intek problem

I have a yardman mower with auto tranny and 25 hp b.s. 44377 model 0231 e1 type and 021105y6 type it started making a strange rattling noise in or under engine I killed it and visually inspected motor and belt drive did not see any problems cranked back up and moved two feet and it died was running at idle when it died now wont turn over or crank??? any ideas???
 

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I have a yardman mower with auto tranny and 25 hp b.s. 44377 model 0231 e1 type and 021105y6 type it started making a strange rattling noise in or under engine I killed it and visually inspected motor and belt drive did not see any problems cranked back up and moved two feet and it died was running at idle when it died now wont turn over or crank??? any ideas???
[B]I hate to say it, but it sounds like what happened to my B&S 19HP engine. Brand new, I ran it for two hours before it seized. Briggs says it was bad gas and my fault. The same gas that was in that engine also went into another Briggs engine that was 4 years older with no problems whatsoever. I wish you luck, my friend. [B]
 

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Old 06-14-08, 10:25 PM
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Is there any oil showing on the dipstick?
 
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yes the engine has 141 hrs on the timer and has had 4 oil changes I use briggs oil filter and the oil is at the second hole on the stick . when it quit it just stoppped running there was not a loud pop or any other sound was like you turned the key off .
 
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Old 06-16-08, 09:18 PM
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Can you turn the engine with the palm of your hand on top of the screen on top of the engine?

When you try to crank it, do you get a clunk or any other noise?
 
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