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Experience:  Service manager and technician for all brands of engines with 40 + years of experience.
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Alright mate been using 32inch pedestrian scagg mower for a

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Alright mate been using 32inch pedestrian scagg mower for a few years now last Thursday the side of the engine had a blow out no problem with the oil was ok might be looking at a investigation with myself in the job what known faults happen with these machines
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Engine model number? Engine fails and throws out rod or piston when it has a bearing failure at the crankshaft and rod comes off the crankshaft end. Or it fails at the piston end, from wear at the piston pin area. Can be from wear or from oil being contaminated with gas in the oil, letting the crankshaft not get needed lubrication.