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New symptom

i came home today to check the valves to see if they are moving the same amount...I tried to crank the mower...it cranked right up without a problem...I engaged the blades, they engaged and the...
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I'll check the valves out this weekend...after...

I'll check the valves out this weekend...after some googling, I figure out that it indeed seems to have trouble getting past the compression stroke on start...I was thinking it was a weak battery,...
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Engine

I believe I hear some popping when air filter is removed...I took a video of it, but not sure how to share it...
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Pulleys

I checked the 2 pulleys on the deck again...both deck pulleys are freely turning with no noise...

2 pulleys that put tension on deck belt when blades engage both freely turn as well...

charging...
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Air intake

what is the best way to check for popping at the intake? Would it simply be remove air filter?

I do notice a backfire sometimes when the engine is struggling...
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Clippings

the deck is clear...

also, it will not idle at the turtle speed...it does, but it has done that for as long I remember...I've never been able to cut throttle down to turtle speed...

ill have to...
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Troy Bilt LTX-1842 18.5 Briggs Intek engine problem

I have a riding mower made back in 2002...Troy Bilt LTX 1842 with a B&S 18.5 Intek engine (engine model number is 31D777 0233E1) with around 530 hours on it...

last season a symptom...
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another

i cleaned ceiling with some bleach solution, so it went away for a good while...it is now coming back...i haven't had time or really taken time to repaint it with zinser permawhite yet...

however,...
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more info

the engine is a 2003 engine...never had a cam shaft replaced...it has over 300 hours...it mowed a 2-3 acre yard (very dry yard) from 2003 - 2010...starting last summer and just the month of may this...
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ok guys...got the estimate from a local small...

ok guys...got the estimate from a local small engine shop who does the warranty work for troy bilt lawnt tractors...

when he took the air filter off, he first noticed a lot of black dirt in the...
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bathroom fans

i have two bathrooms in my house...the bathrooms share a wall, meaning one bathroom is one side of the wall, and the other bathroom is on the other side...

i want to install a new fan to replace...
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thanks...so, just curious about what actually...

thanks...so, just curious about what actually makes that sound??? what is going on internally to make the engine produce such a loud noise...

does anyone know any online resources i could use to...
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fix

so, would that be any easy fix or an inexpensive fix??? or is it a problem where i just need to replace the engine???
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Very Loud Popping Sound, Loss of Power and Speed on B & S Engine

i have a troy bilt pedal drive lawn tractor (model LTX-1842) with a briggs and stratton 18 hp I/C OHV engine (model 31D777, type 0233E1)...

the engine has a very loud popping sound...the lawn...
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1991 mazda b2200 r12 to r134 conversion

i am not sure i am in the correct forum...

i basically have a 1991 mazda b2200 pickup 2.2 carb that still has the r12 AC system...apparently i am running low on r12 because it isn't cooling up to...
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thanks guys...i do agree with the good brush...i...

thanks guys...i do agree with the good brush...i have used either sherwin williams or purdy brushes...i have 1.5 in brushes for both oil and latex from those brands...i have used them both since i...
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paint with primer and type of brush help

trying to find opinions from painters of the paint/primer in one??? i am planning on color matching a glidden paint from about 10 years ago using the color chip...i am thinking about buying a...
12-18-10, 05:37 PM
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Posted By hobbs_m

thanks...another option possibly

what do you think about squeezing some glue into the area, screwing on a piece of wood to clamp the delaminated portion down, then removing the screws and piece of wood acting as a clamp??? do you...
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mold growing on ceiling above shower

i have a sheetrock ceiling in my bathroom...above our cast iron tub and tile side walls, some mold is beginning to grow...it is an area about 1 square feet...small black spots...it is getting...
12-18-10, 05:12 PM
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paneling problem showing up

house: built circa 1965ish
kitchen: walls are paneling (original as far as i can tell)
Problem area: a 3-4 foot section of wall (1/4 real wood paneling) next to french doors on one side, a...
06-27-09, 09:02 AM
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another bit of info... at the water line and...

another bit of info...

at the water line and to the coping of the pool, the liner bulges out about an inch or so...it isn't a bubble, because it feels as if there is dense foam behind the...
06-27-09, 08:33 AM
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Posted By hobbs_m

http://sheetrockpictures.shutterfly.com/ ...

http://sheetrockpictures.shutterfly.com/

alright...try the link above to see pics of my problem...

the wall in question is an exterior wall...there is window above some of the damage, but more...
06-27-09, 08:18 AM
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wrinkles and bubbles in pool liner

we have had a unusual amount of rain this spring...my inground pool liner had no wrinkles prior to the amount of rain...now we have a few long wrinkles on the bottom of the shallow end and a large...
06-27-09, 07:25 AM
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it is not a textured wall...all the walls in this...

it is not a textured wall...all the walls in this house are smooth...this is a problem in this one area...i will work on getting some pictures...
06-27-09, 05:57 AM
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Posted By hobbs_m

thanks... after looking over it again last...

thanks...

after looking over it again last night, some of it takes on texture similar to alligator skin...i said last night bumpy, but i think alligator skin my give a better picture...

i will...
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