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    Default Smoking ford lawn tractor

    I have an old 1975 ford model 7.5 lawn tractor the original engine was blown and replaced with a 12 hp single cylinder techumpsey (so sorry I forgot how to spell it) OHV engine and she smokes really really bad so if any one has some advice that would be nice thanks

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    Default Re: Smoking ford lawn tractor

    blue or black smoke.
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    Default Re: Smoking ford lawn tractor

    read the plug too.

    smoke at load or idle or both?

    consume oil.. and of course as the other poster said.. blue or black?

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    It is black smoke

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    Since the deck seized up years ago there is no load so it smokes all the time it is running ALL THE TIME

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    black is fuel.. check the carb ..

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    True though when I got it I did have to clean the carb but now that you say that maybe I did not clean the carb long enough because it only runs on full tilt sooooooooo......................

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    sounds like an issue to me allright...

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    Thanks I will get it checked out have great day

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    might be as simple as a clogged main needing choke thus too rich.... or a vacume leak..etc

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