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Stiga mower with 950e engine running rough and pinking, but

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stiga mower with 950e engine running rough and pinking , but if i undo the oil filler cap it runs ok 'but makes a mess'
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
IT HAS BEEN MORE THAN 1 DAY BUT NO ANSWER IS THIS SITE A CON
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Please continue
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
as you can not give an answer i would like a refund
JustAnswer is not a scam. We do offer a refund if you are not satisfied.Regards
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Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

Is the oil overfull and smelling of gas in the oil? When did this start? When did mower last run?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Hi Curtis
Oil is correct level smells and looks like new oil(no gas smell),problem started last time it was used it (deteriated over about 5 minutes),but it had been ok for the last 18 months.
Could a blocked filter cause this.
Regards
Paul
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

What is the engine model number? 950 is a series. Twin engine or single cylinder? Looks to be single cylinder engine. The engine has a crankcase vent and hosethat goes into the air intake, before the carburetor, is this vent open?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Its a single cylinder model 14b937-0018-H1 i will look for the crankcase vent and hose after work and let you know what i find.Regards
Paul
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

1375 is the vent cover, goes on top of the crankcase. See parts link below.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
i wihave a look tomorrow
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 3 months ago.

OK>