MTD: For a Growing World.

Diagnose & Troubleshoot Lawn Tractors

Select one of the symptoms below to find possible causes and common solutions for your MTD lawn tractor.

Common Symptoms:

Engine Smokes

Possible Causes Corrective Actions

1Engine oil is overfilled

Check oil level.

Engine loses crankcase vacuum

Dipstick not seated properly or is broken. Replace defective part. Engine breather is defective. Replace engine breather.