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I need to know how to set the valves on a 17 hp Briggs engine.

A push rod broke on my 17 hp Briggs motor. I replaced the push rod. Now the motor does not have any compression and it blows a lot of air out of the carb. The engine is model 310707. The year is 98, type 0137-e1, code 011218ze. How do I reset the valves? What do the valves set on and how to go about setting them.

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by Manage My Life
April 20th, 2009
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Randy or Alison MacFarlane
If the valve is sticking does it have to be replaced or can it be dislodged to promote proper travel?
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