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02-27-14, 05:06 AM
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Posted By Ceebee63

Circuit Breaker Bad

I just finished a minor kitchen renovation, reconnected the 220V to the stove, and the when I turned the breaker on for the stove circuit at the main panel and the one on the smaller dedicated panel...
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Posted By Ceebee63

I thought I should update... It was a...

I thought I should update...

It was a sheared key on the blade adapter as well! Gahhh! I should have checked that first, I know, but after finding/replacing the sheared flywheel key, but it not...
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Posted By Ceebee63

I still haven't figured out what the problem with...

I still haven't figured out what the problem with this engine is. I've picked up a new head gasket and will get it back together this weekend hopefully.

I did pull the flywheel again it and the...
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Posted By Ceebee63

It's a Tecumseh TVS120-66020C with a Craftsman...

It's a Tecumseh TVS120-66020C with a Craftsman engine part number 143.006202

The flywheel key is still intact, but I will check the blade again. I didn't know there was a key on it too.

I'm...
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Posted By Ceebee63

I doubt it's a bent crank since I haven't hit...

I doubt it's a bent crank since I haven't hit anything and it was working, without issue and wouldn't restart after I moved the stuff on my lawn. It's very weird.

Could it be I didn't torque down...
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Posted By Ceebee63

I'll have to check that later. Could they...

I'll have to check that later. Could they deteriorate that quickly? Fine for 15 minutes and then unable to start with a kickback? Also not sure why the flywheel key sheared or when. I know nothing...
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Posted By Ceebee63

Okay, head off and valves seem tight and appear...

Okay, head off and valves seem tight and appear to operate correctly when hand turning flywheel. There is a bit of buildup on the piston, but I'm not sure that's normal or not...
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Posted By Ceebee63

The oil was low but still within range. The...

The oil was low but still within range.

The recoil I'm feeling when attempting to start it doesn't feel abrupt like it's mechanical, but more as if compression builds to a point and never gets...
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Posted By Ceebee63

Okay, I'm at loss now. I replaced the flywheel...

Okay, I'm at loss now. I replaced the flywheel key, reassembled everything correctly, but still get the kick-back from the rope at about half a pull and it won't start. The symptom remains despite...
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Posted By Ceebee63

Thanks cheese, that worked! Got the bolts,...

Thanks cheese, that worked! Got the bolts, snapped the first one off so went back bought 3 spares, came back and added a bit of oil to the holes and threads. I was able to get all three in about 1/4"...
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Posted By Ceebee63

1/4" you say... those holes look smaller. Any...

1/4" you say... those holes look smaller. Any trick to getting the bolts started and cutting threads into the aluminium flywheel?
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Posted By Ceebee63

Well, you guys were right, this looks like a...

Well, you guys were right, this looks like a sheared key to me...

http://i1300.photobucket.com/albums/ag91/seabee63/null_zps0e095390.jpg

Now I need to find a way to get my flywheel off as my...
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Posted By Ceebee63

Geo, I can confirm the blade is tight. ...

Geo, I can confirm the blade is tight.

Ilike2mow, I can confirm with Geo that the link does not connect to a lawn mower repair video. ;)
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Posted By Ceebee63

The blade is tight no play in it. The blade and...

The blade is tight no play in it. The blade and crank appear ding and bend free. I've not hit anything big in the last year or two as far as I can remember. The blade/crank seem firmly attached to...
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Posted By Ceebee63

Craftsman Eager-1 6.25HP engine all of a sudden won't turn when pulled

This is about an 8 year old mower that has been well maintained.

I took it out this morning to use it for the first time this year, primed it 9 times and it started on the first pull, as always!...
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