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  1. 318 - puff of blue or white smoke when mowing after oil change?

    Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    So I have a 1990 JD 318 with the 50" mower deck. Love it. I am new to working on small engines, but learning. This past week I changed the oil and filter. When I filled it back up with oil, I filled it slightly above the full line on the dipstick. I let some oil out till the oil came right...
  2. 420 - smoke from under the hood

    Hydrostatic Drive Tractors
    I haven't started digging into this yet but just in case this sounds familiar to anyone, I would appreciate a jump on this problem. I was in the middle of cutting the lawn when the battery light started to flicker and the engine stuttered, then a large puff of smoke came from under the hood. I...