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chesterlawn
05-02-2007, 07:39 PM
The front seal went on my kohler engine on my lazer. Are they easy to put on, do you have to pull the engine? I put the rear seal on last year that was pretty easy thanks rob.

ChadsLawn
05-02-2007, 07:56 PM
He will need tje engine size and probably the serial number off the mower. But I beleive you have to pull the engine..

Restrorob
05-02-2007, 08:04 PM
The flywheel must be removed to get to that seal.

Just a word of caution; DO NOT use two pry bars under the flywheel and whack the top of the crankshaft to pop it loose. Doing so could add the cost of a new flywheel to your repair, The magnets could pop loose from the shock.

USE a puller of some sort, A automotive steering wheel puller is a good choice.

Restrorob
05-02-2007, 08:07 PM
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chesterlawn
05-02-2007, 08:59 PM
The serial no. 272 480 4547 m ch22s. So I could use a pulley puller on the flywheel ? And to put the seal in, use pvc pipe over the seal, then tap it in until flush?

Restrorob
05-02-2007, 09:24 PM
You got the idea.....

chesterlawn
05-03-2007, 07:45 AM
Thanks for your help.