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23 hp kohler problems

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by letstalk, May 4, 2012.

  1. letstalk

    letstalk LawnSite Member
    Posts: 5

    mower ran good just had to replace the coil. Replaced the coil and now the mower is back firing through the carburator. What is this?
  2. letstalk

    letstalk LawnSite Member
    Posts: 5

    it backfires under load only
  3. laman

    laman LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 335

    Did you set coil correctly. Did you get fly back in place in line with key..
  4. letstalk

    letstalk LawnSite Member
    Posts: 5

    Did not take the fly wheel off. The gap was to close. Putting it together now.
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  5. Snyder's Lawn Inc

    Snyder's Lawn Inc LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,541

    Sayit sounds like the flywheel key getting ready shear off
    If its off by a cm it will be out time back fire
  6. piston slapper

    piston slapper LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,240

    Feeler gauges.........
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  7. letstalk

    letstalk LawnSite Member
    Posts: 5

    Still popping through muffler and carbuator. Regapped the coil. Taking it to the shop. They r a week out on repairs.
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  8. Sharpcut 1

    Sharpcut 1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 450

    Wrong coil??
  9. VegetiveSteam

    VegetiveSteam LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 297

    Model number?

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