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Old 10-14-2012, 11:38 AM
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Engine wont start!

Hello all,

I was going to school, a couple weeks ago to mow the football field, got there and the mower wont start. Its a Kohler 25 (Horizontal) I have replaced the fule pump and filter. Which was one of the problems, its pumping gas. Yet it is turing over, but will not start. The air filter is clean. I am thing Carb prob maybe? What could it be?


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Pabs

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Old 10-14-2012, 11:50 AM
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Did you check the spark plug? Sometimes it's a simple as that...
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:51 AM
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What kind of mower ?
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Old 10-14-2012, 03:53 PM
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All you need is air, fuel and spark. Sounds like you have air and fuel so check sparkplug for spark. I will bet it is a safety with a loose or disconnected wire.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:05 PM
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Check fuses as well.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:10 PM
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Also, use your multimeter to check that all your safety switches have voltage coming in and going out when the switch is made/closed.
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Old 10-14-2012, 04:12 PM
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WOW I totally forgot about spark. Thats what 4 illnesses in one week will do to you, thanks to all! I will test the spark plug tomorrow at school.

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Old 10-14-2012, 04:15 PM
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Oh Curtis its a snapper z rider. This is what it looks like just a pic form google but what we have:
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Old 10-14-2012, 08:33 PM
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All you need is air, fuel and spark. Sounds like you have air and fuel so check sparkplug for spark. I will bet it is a safety with a loose or disconnected wire.
You got 3 out of 5....you also need timing and compression...
Probably something simple anyway....
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