Lawn Tractor oil leak

I have a JD LX172 which developed an oil leak somewhere under the engine. It seemed to start after an oil/filter change. I have checked for the obvious places. Is there a seal on the underside of the engine?
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This is the inexpensive verticle shaft isn't it ? If yes, there is a seal under there and it sounds like you blew it out maybe overfilling it with oil.
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had a seal go in a cold state a couple of weeks ago, and all of the oil ended up on the floor of my garage. It was not overfilled either. I had the same seal replaced about two years ago. It could be that the bore is elongated also.
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Have you removed the filter to make sure the old filter gasket isn't stuck to the engine? That is usually the cause of post oil change leaks.
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