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ranch king has no compression

Posted by musicman818 indiana (My Page) on
Tue, Jun 3, 14 at 23:48

While mowing, my 15.5 Briggs & Stratton made a strange noise. The noise sounded as if it was in the motor. It turns over fast but sounds like there is no compression. Did I throw my piston? There is no oil leaking and it registers normal on the dipstick.

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RE: ranch king has no compression

Possible you have a slipped valve seat? Remove the spark plug and using a dowel or similar, see if you can detect that the piston is still traveling whilst turning the top screen by hand. Engine numbers might be....

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