Why is the lawn mower blowing white smoke?

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It sounds like you are burning oil. Is it dense, or just a thin cloud. Check your oil level, if it is too high, you can force oil around rings and burn it. The rings on the pistons could also be shot. What year/model/etc. is it? Also, be sure to
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Why Does My Lawnmower Smoke?
The internal combustion engine in a lawnmower ignites the fuel in the cylinder at incredibly high temperatures. However, this heat shouldn't ignite anything else in the engine. A smoking engine is a precursor to engine fire; if any type or color of smoke... More »
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