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How many hours on your 19hp Kawasaki?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by blake101, Sep 7, 2009.


How many hours do you have on your 19hp Kawasaki engine?

  1. 500 hrs

    20 vote(s)
  2. 1000 hrs

    14 vote(s)
  3. 1500 hrs

    6 vote(s)
  4. 2000 hrs

    8 vote(s)
  5. 2500 hrs and over.

    10 vote(s)
  1. bls47303

    bls47303 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 354

    A valve adjustment should take care of that problem.
  2. bls47303

    bls47303 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 354

    Right at 2600 and getting ready to rebuild due to it using oil and a blowen head gasket.
  3. fredscag

    fredscag LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    haven't been able to get more than 1500 hrs out of a 17hp kawi before burning up a head(4 different engines over 10 yrs). I change oil and filter every 100 hrs Air filter 200 hrs.
  4. sjessen

    sjessen LawnSite Gold Member
    Male, from Knoxville, Tn
    Posts: 3,324

    How often do you clean the cooling fins?
  5. Mike NY

    Mike NY LawnSite Member
    from NY.
    Posts: 86

    13 HP Kaw 10 yrs no hr meter, Its got to be every bit of 3000 hrs Plus. Oil changes every 50 hrs, filter every 100. Wal mart oil BTW. Its Getting weak now.
  6. fredscag

    fredscag LawnSite Member
    Posts: 6

    dirty cooling fins could be the problem
  7. Flatop

    Flatop LawnSite Member
    Posts: 237

    102 hours. 36" Scag Vride purchase in Feb. 2010.
  8. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 10,742

    07' Exmark Lazer Z, 46" deck w/ 19hp Kaw. just hit 500hrs yesterday. no issues

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