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Old 09-10-2012, 09:24 PM
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27hp Kohler pro

Just purchased a Scag Tiger Cat with 27hp Kohler command pro with 34 hours, when the engine is at idle it sounds like it rattles almost like a shield is loose when you up rpms to mow it goes away. I have had all Kawasakis before is this the nature of these, don't know what this means if you just block off any of the exhaust it goes away. Does this sound like an issue.
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:29 PM
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Check to see if there are bolts loose or missing on the exhaust mount.
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:35 PM
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I did doesn't seem to be all seems tight
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:35 PM
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Broke loose baffle inside the muffler is my guess, With the muffler cold of course bump on it with the palm of your hand and see if it rattles....
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:37 PM
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I'm just worried its something inside engine is there a way to verify baffle is bad
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:39 PM
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Check my edit....
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Old 09-10-2012, 09:42 PM
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Ok if not that do you think something is wrong with the engine.
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Old 09-11-2012, 12:36 PM
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I took a small threaded rod and ran up into muffler seems to go away has anyone ever repaired one that is loose and if not where is the best and economical place to purchase a replacement
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Old 09-11-2012, 03:35 PM
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The baffles in muffler are broken & moving around. Just cut the end open & remove broken baffles and then re weld exhaust back together. This is what I did with my 27 Kohler.
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Old 09-12-2012, 10:47 AM
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Does the engine require a certain amount of backpressure, so it shouldn't harm the engine if baffles are removed
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