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View Poll Results: How many hours do you have on your 19hp Kawasaki engine?
500 hrs 20 34.48%
1000 hrs 14 24.14%
1500 hrs 6 10.34%
2000 hrs 8 13.79%
2500 hrs and over. 10 17.24%
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Old 02-26-2012, 09:51 AM
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Almost 800 on mine. No problems, other than its a little hard to start. Been a good motor really. Mines on a JDM. Honestly, I never thought I would go 800 without a single failure.
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A valve adjustment should take care of that problem.
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Right at 2600 and getting ready to rebuild due to it using oil and a blowen head gasket.
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Old 03-11-2012, 09:43 PM
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haven't been able to get more than 1500 hrs out of a 17hp kawi before burning up a head(4 different engines over 10 yrs). I change oil and filter every 100 hrs Air filter 200 hrs.
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Old 03-11-2012, 09:46 PM
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haven't been able to get more than 1500 hrs out of a 17hp kawi before burning up a head(4 different engines over 10 yrs). I change oil and filter every 100 hrs Air filter 200 hrs.
How often do you clean the cooling fins?
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:04 PM
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13 HP Kaw 10 yrs no hr meter, Its got to be every bit of 3000 hrs Plus. Oil changes every 50 hrs, filter every 100. Wal mart oil BTW. Its Getting weak now.
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Old 03-11-2012, 10:13 PM
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dirty cooling fins could be the problem
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Old 03-12-2012, 12:31 AM
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102 hours. 36" Scag Vride purchase in Feb. 2010.
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Old 03-12-2012, 12:38 AM
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07' Exmark Lazer Z, 46" deck w/ 19hp Kaw. just hit 500hrs yesterday. no issues
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