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Old 02-24-2014, 07:34 PM
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ECU Reset Procedure
1. Turn key OFF.
2. Install Red wire jumper from Kohler EFI service kit
on to service port (connect white wire to black wire in
4 way diagnostic port).
3. Turn key ON, then OFF and count 10 seconds.
4. Turn key ON, then OFF and count to 10 seconds a
second time.
5. Remove jumper, ECU is reset. A TPS Learn
Procedure must be performed after ECU Reset.
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Old 02-24-2014, 08:33 PM
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I have had several dealers tell me some of their customers prefer carb over gas who own both. I will say a good EFI is probably more cost effective but some of us are idiots and a carb is more idiot proof.
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Old 02-24-2014, 10:18 PM
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What is your house mechanic going to diagnose the EFI with.
We have the scan tool for him to use if needed.

Again, for the OP, it comes down to personal preference and how much you are going to use it to take full advantage of the fuel savings.
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Old 02-24-2014, 10:42 PM
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How much fuel savings is the EFI really going to save vs the carb? Are we talking 1 to 2gph or what?
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Old 02-24-2014, 11:00 PM
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I love the fuel savings of the efi but until i do not have a choice i will stick with air cooled easy peasy
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Old 02-25-2014, 04:27 AM
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I'm putting about 300 hrs per season on my mowers, a little more or less due to variables. From what I'm seeing, the EFI units cost about 20% more. They are supposed to save about 25% fuel cost per year. Does that 20% cost stay on the machine when you sell it? Meaning with 1500 hours, is it worth at least 20% more than a carb engine?
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Old 02-25-2014, 07:28 PM
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I just priced EFI models from Gravely and the Kohler EFI's are actually cheaper than the Kawasaki carb models.
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Old 02-25-2014, 09:36 PM
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I just priced EFI models from Gravely and the Kohler EFI's are actually cheaper than the Kawasaki carb models.
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That is very interesting
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Old 02-27-2014, 06:08 PM
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I have a gravely dealer right down the road from my shop. I should maybe check them out.
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Old 02-27-2014, 07:19 PM
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I just priced EFI models from Gravely and the Kohler EFI's are actually cheaper than the Kawasaki carb models.
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That's the only way they gonna sell the EFI
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