Swardman blowing white smoke now

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Swardman blowing white smoke now

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Just fired up the Swardman for an afternoon mow and it’s blowing white smoke. No smoke the last time I operated it. Had seasonal maintenance with the kit from Reel Rollers so it not that. What the hell could this be.

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did you lean it back to check the reel etc anytime recently?

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Nixnix42 wrote:
Fri Sep 24, 2021 11:52 am
did you lean it back to check the reel etc anytime recently?
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Know what I do now….. run the gas dry in carb after each use. Works….

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you might want to install a fuel cut off valve inline that way you can at least troubleshoot it for future

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I leaned it back to check reel to bed just as I do every mow.

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Nixnix42 wrote:
Fri Sep 24, 2021 1:18 pm
you might want to install a fuel cut off valve inline that way you can at least troubleshoot it for future
It has a fuel cut off.
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Then check your air filter see if it’s saturated with oil from the tipping.

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Reel mower engine shoud be vertical or facing forward.
Not back like the swardman.
Another bad (over-looked) design of the swardman

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