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Horrible oil leak on my lawn mower

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08-21-11, 03:27 PM   #1  
Horrible oil leak on my lawn mower

I have a Toro lawn mower with a Tecumseh LEV120 engine and a horrible oil leak. when the spark plug is removed, oil pours out of the spark plug hole. I need to know why this is happening, and how to fix it.

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08-21-11, 06:40 PM   #2  
First guess would be the oil is overfull which could be someone overfilled it or the carb seat has failed because the carb float is leaking and has become a sinker, smell the oil to see if it smells like gas, if so the carb needs attention, also you must change the oil. Have a good one. Geo

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