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#1 tractorman604 OFFLINE  

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Posted November 13, 2011 - 09:02 AM

I changed the oil in my 8hp briggs and stratton engine last week, there's a small threaded cap in the front and one in the back.When i went this morning to check the oil the front one was clean and the one on the other side of the engine was black.I thought thease oil fills went right through to the other one.Is this normal or do you have to change the oil in both oil ports:confuse:

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Posted November 13, 2011 - 10:29 AM

Any 8 horse Briggs I ever saw just had one sump.
I wonder if the oil changes have been neglected by a previous owner and your engine has some sludge buildup in it? :confuse: