Briggs & Stratton 24 HP thrown push rod???
I have a B&S 24 HP ELS series 44P777. The other day I went to crank her up and when I engaged the blades I heard a VERY load tapping sound from the left side of the engine. I removed the valve cover and there sat a push rod just sitting there. Its not bent or broken and looks to be ok??What would have caused this? The engine is a replacement from briggs (reconditioned) and has all of 20 hours on it???