I have a Murray 22inch. A few weeks ago my Teenager
said it started smoking. I added oil and it looked OK.
Actually, she added 2-cycle oil; I saw it, dumped it out
and added SAE 30; a bit got into what I think is the air
filter and it smoked a little from that (but no longer
from lack of oil) and then it ran OK. For a few weeks.
The other day the Nephew was mowing the lawn, and said
it started smoking. There was oil, but maybe a little
low, so I filled it to the line. Now it smokes really
bad out of the alleged air filter. I'm not aware of
anything getting into the device. I intend to take the
filter thing apart and hunt down a replacement element
for it (if that's what it is), but I saw some mower
repair posts in this newsgroup and thought I'd ask.
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