carb & engine


Old 04-28-12, 04:57 PM
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carb & engine

why does my 17hp briggs blow gas & oil thru the engine breather tube ?
I was haveing carb problems , now this . Any help is greatly apprecieated .
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Old 04-28-12, 06:02 PM
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the carb let gas into the crankcase, overfilling it. That overfill is blowing out the breather tube. You'll need to fix the carb issue, then change the oil and you should be fine.

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