Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.)/oil


I have an b&s 10D902-0133-D2 3.75 hp power washer that I just got from a friend
when you pull the cord to start oil comes out of the muffler
there was no oil showing on the dipstick
feels like good compression do you think too much oil or bad valve? and do you know how much oil it takes

 Thanks Greg

The pressure washer may have been tilted and oil got into the muffler.

Remove the spark plug and pull the string to see if any oil squirts out the spark plug hole.

Did you add oil to the engine so it reads on the dipstick?

Make sure the engine oil level is correct, connect the pressure washer to a garden hose, turn on the water and try to start the engine.

Let me know if the engine runs.


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Eric A. Jones


Lawnmower Repair . Certified Master Service Technician from B&S. Have 23 years experience on B&S, Lawn Chief, Weed Eater, Echo, Peerless, Wheel Horse, Snapper, Atlas, MTD, McCulloch, Homelite and many other numerous brands. Specialize in electrical repair.


Born and raised in the midwest. Started tinkering with engines when I was about 14 on my Suzuki RM-80. I began lawn mower repair at a small hardware store. I knew absolutely nothing. I read lots of repair manuals and met an older fellow who taught me many lessons. I continued working on small engines through high school and paid my way through college working on mowers at the same hardware store. Decided to get away from the midwest and mower repair so I joined the Air Force. I repaired air traffic control electronic equipment and ended up in Hawaii where I got a part time job at Small Engine Clinic. I gained a lot of experience from the Small Engine Clinic and had a blast repairing small engines. I then took the Briggs and Stratton Master Service Technician test and earned my MST. I then traveled to Wisconsin where I attended the factory update training seminar and received formal training. Continued working on mowers part time as I completed 20 years of military. Retired from the military on a Friday and continued in the lawn and garden industry the next Monday.

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