Exmark LazerZ 26HP EFI Hour meter quit

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Sharky, Apr 12, 2005.

  1. Sharky

    Sharky LawnSite Member
    from Ida, MI
    Posts: 20

    Hourmeter quit working on 26HP Kohler EFI. Pulled hour meter out and tested on battery worked fine. Dealer said that oil pressure switch under air filter canister was culprit. Changed switch and hour meter worked for one click and then nothing again. Any Ideas????? :
     
  2. IMoLwnz.com

    IMoLwnz.com LawnSite Member
    Posts: 118

    Hey be GLAD it didnt start on fire..... Mine did!!
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  3. ALarsh

    ALarsh LawnSite Silver Member
    from Midwest
    Posts: 2,412

    WOW. That REALLY SUCKS. ;)
     
  4. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,496

    That has got to be about the saddest picture I've ever seen on this site. That one SURELY beats the Lazer upside down in the water.
     
  5. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,457

    Was there any kind of warranty to cover that mower burning up? Insurance? Anything?
     
  6. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,503

    were you able to confirm what started the fire? was it electrical or do you think it was a spark that was sucked up in the bagger
     
  7. Oldtimer

    Oldtimer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,456

    Fuel line gromet allowed fuel line to fall out of the tank?????
     
  8. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,853

    The hour meter on my Z Master quit working last fall. What ended up being the problem was the the coating on the wires to the hour meeter had worn off and they were touching each other. I put electrical tape around the worn parts of the wires and it started working again. Just something you could try looking at.
     
  9. Oldtimer

    Oldtimer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,456

    IMoLwnz.com

    I am assuming your mower had EFI. Had anyone replaced a fuel filter or performed any maintence on the fuel supply hoses?


    Oldtimer
     
  10. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,062

    Yeah really.... I'm curious to know if eXmark left him hanging out to dry on that one.
    If so I sure as heck wouldn't take it lying down.

    I personally know of another company that is going to have a problem with that due to leaky fuel caps, due to tank design.
     

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