View Full Version : 17hp kawasaki FH500V

02-12-2007, 04:52 PM
hope this is ok I need help with a propane floor buffer
it has a 17 hp Kawasaki FH500V motor we have 2 of them both the same , one run good but this one run and start good but seem to have no power it hard to push at anything faster then a real slow walk Want to see if we can get more RPM out of it but not sure how it a old machine but there no hope of replacing it anytime soon thanks

02-12-2007, 05:24 PM
You need to check if it has spark at both plugs, may have a coil that failed and now it is running on one cylinder causing your drop in engine power.

02-13-2007, 04:50 PM
Thank you I check the spark it look good

02-13-2007, 09:53 PM
Hi speed adjustment is below.

02-13-2007, 10:29 PM
Make Sure Throttle Cable Is Moving Its Full Motion If Not Put On Full Throttle And Pull Cable And Tighten It Down

02-14-2007, 08:40 PM
Thank you will try that when I go back