View Full Version : kawasaki fc420v keeps bending push rods

06-20-2007, 06:01 PM
my father in law gave me a john deere lx 176 with kawasaki fc420v 14hp he bought tractor new never had any problem then one day eng shut down took tractor to john deere dealer dealer found push rods bent installed new push rods bent 2 more push rods dealer told him the eng was bad just wandering if you guys could give me some advice on this problem glad to be new member :confused:

06-20-2007, 06:33 PM
gummy valve guides

06-20-2007, 11:49 PM
thanks khouse for your input i'll check that

06-20-2007, 11:56 PM
With the piston down in the cylinder push on the rockers and see if they move freely. I really can't think of anything else it could be with the info you posted.