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how much oil? 17 and 23 hp

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by N.H.BOY, Apr 17, 2008.

  1. N.H.BOY

    N.H.BOY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,604

    I was wondering if anyone knew off had how much oil (qts.)the following takes. I drained and changed the filter. I dont have the owners manual for one and the other is lost:hammerhead:

    23 kaw. engine Tank 54
    17 kaw, engine Turf tracer exmark

    thanks in advance for any info.
  2. pclawncare

    pclawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 991

    I have a 23hp kohler and a 16 hp kohler i dont know if they are close i think the 23 holds about 2 quarts and the 16 holds about 1 1/2 quarts id start with 1 1/2 quarts in the engine then check the dipstick and see if you need to add more.

    OBRYANMAINT LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 555

    i always thoght it was 1.75 quarts

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