SailNet Community - View Single Post - Honda 2hp smoking
View Single Post
  #1  
Old 09-02-2011
dnf777's Avatar
dnf777 dnf777 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 320
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
dnf777 is on a distinguished road
Honda 2hp smoking

Anyone have trouble with a Honda 2hp o/b burning oil? I admit, I changed (topped off) the oil just before this began, but it runs fine for 5 or 10 minutes, then dumps a TON of smoke and drops rpms and sputters for a while then recovers. I almost want to think I over filled the oil, but that darn "oil level window" is next to useless. (don't know what's wrong with an old fashioned dip stick?) Can over filling the oil cause this, or do I have a more serious seal issue? Of course, the one year warranty just ran out about a month ago.

Thanks for any advice or ideas.

Dave
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook