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  • Nov 28, 2008, 09:12 PM
    Snowblower Muffler Smelly White Smoke?
    I have an Ariens 4 cycle Tecumsuh engine snowblower. I started it up but I did not realize
    The gasoline valve was off. The snowblower turned off in two seconds and smelly white smoke came out of muffler. I opened the gasoline valve and it works fine what caused this? Can there be possible damage to the snowblower?

    Thank you
  • Nov 28, 2008, 09:25 PM

    Nope. White smoke means it was running lean at the time.

    There is blue smoke (rich), black smoke (burning oil) and white smoke (lean). Something is wrong when it's continuous.

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