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Old 07-12-2008, 04:47 PM
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Found an engine leak, Look.

What should i do? I didnt buy this mower in the region that i live now, and bought it used (3 yrs ago).
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Old 07-12-2008, 04:50 PM
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I would get that fixed real soon.
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Old 07-12-2008, 05:36 PM
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looks like a kohler engine
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Old 07-12-2008, 05:55 PM
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Yeah I think you should get that fixed also.
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Old 07-12-2008, 06:00 PM
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What kind of mower is that? And where is the oil coming from, maybe a valve cover?
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Old 07-12-2008, 06:06 PM
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it is a 20 hp Kohler Engine, im about illitererate about engine components as should be legal for a lco. the wet pipe in the 3rd pic connects with the muffler, as shown but kinda shaddowed in the 1st pic. it seems to be coming from above that pipe.
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Old 07-12-2008, 06:24 PM
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Fix it NOW

If that is the manifold (pipe) going to the muffler that has the oil dripping on it, then do not run the engine for any length of time, because it could easily catch fire. Then you would have a lot more problems.

If you are not comfortable fixing it then take it to a professional, someone that knows what they are doing. Either way it needs to be fixed now before more serious problems develop. Good luck.

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Old 07-12-2008, 06:24 PM
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Go to the Kohler web site, enter the required information on your engine, and perhaps the picture/part breakdown will allow you to zero in on possible gasket locations etc.

http://www.kohlerengines.com/service/manuals/index.jsp
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Old 07-12-2008, 06:43 PM
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Don't run it!..

I Ditto what was mentioned- I seen a couple commercial mowers burned out- Sad indeed. Last one I saw guy had was a Grass Hopper..burnt beyond repair- That oil on exhaust could easly catch on fire and get to the carb..then it's all over most likely for the mower- Please do as mentioned, and I'd do no more than drive it up on trailer. -Geno
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Old 07-14-2008, 11:19 PM
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If it smells like a gas/oil mix, you probably have a problem with your carb (needle valve leaking - engine filling up with fuel).
If you are as clueless as you say you are, bring it to a dealer before you even START it.
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