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A thrown rod in a riding lawn mower is an extremely serious breakdown that means you'll either need to replace or rebuild the mower's engine or buy a new mower.

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A thrown rod is usually the result of metal fatigue, insufficient lubrication or over-revving of an engine. When gasoline combusts in a cylinder, it drives the piston head downward, pushing the connecting rod and turning the crankshaft.

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Thrown rod usually ends up w/ a hole in the block and a large bang. SOunds like you just have bad rod bearings( which will lead to a thrown rod). Transmission sounds like the clutches are going and the fluid is burnt out. In any case, both sound like they need rebuilds.

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A piston rod is "thrown" when it separates from its connection point, whether at the piston pin at the top of the rod or at the bottom of the rod where the rod bearing attaches to the crankshaft. Conditions leading to a thrown rod aren't subtle or multifaceted. In most cases, the causes of a thrown rod are limited to a few major failures.

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Sounds like you spun a rod bearing...had the same symptoms in my Integra and that's what happened. But I am no expert, I can only speculate. ... yeah thats definatley not a thrown rod. although you can push a rod into the cam without actually throwing it completely. but the engine will burn oil, it wont really run at all and it sounds f***ing ...

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What are the ways you can tell the engine is about the throw a rod? _____ To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts. OF*C OEMFitment Crew Member 01 Future: OEM fogs, Koni/GC setup, spacers, and 4 7.5" S2000 wheels. Remove Advertisements ...

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What Action Is Required When a Vehicle Motor Throws a Rod? If a vehicle throws a rod during use, slowly bring it to a halt as quickly as is safely possible by signaling, slowly braking under control and stopping the vehicle in a safe place. Towing the vehicle to a garage is the next-best step, as ...

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If you have a thrown rod, you will have a loud rhythmic banging noise that changes frequency with the engine RPM speed.

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What Are the Symptoms of a Thrown Rod in a Riding Lawn Mower?. Many different problems can befall a riding mower. A belt can slip off or the mower deck can get out of level. But by far the most terrifying and expensive for the homeowner is throwing a piston rod in the mower motor. If you suspect that you may have thrown a rod, immediately stop the...

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Using this old and worn out Briggs & Stratton Lawnmower, I purposely ran this engine without oil too see what would happen in the hopes it would throw the rod...or just blow up, and it did!