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Kawasaki Canister air cleaner

Discussion in 'eXmark' started by D Fricks, Jan 16, 2003.

  1. D Fricks

    D Fricks LawnSite Member
    Posts: 87

    Dear Exmark

    I have the 23 HP LazerZ HP would
    like to install the canister air cleaner have talked to two dealers about the
    change but am more confused than ever
    one dealer told me that it would cut down on my HP. the second dealer
    told me that he could put a kit on that
    was designed for a kohler engine.
    Is the change worth all the headache
    my Lazer has 800 hours on it
    forgot to say mine is the kawasaki
    vertical engine
  2. eXmark

    eXmark Manufacturer / Sponsor
    Posts: 4,258


    I talked to Kawasaki on Friday and requested that they forward the information so that I could post it and clear up any misunderstandings.

    I don't want to argue with your dealer but I do beleive the Kawasaki version of this filter is available and it will not alter the horsepower of the engine.


  3. Mr.Wrench

    Mr.Wrench LawnSite Member
    from N.H.
    Posts: 65

    I would definitely go with the Donaldson air filter. You don't loose any Horsepower! I'm not sure why your dealer told you that. If anything you'll see better performance and longer periods between filter service. If you are mechanically inclined you can install the kit yourself with basic tools.
  4. eXmark

    eXmark Manufacturer / Sponsor
    Posts: 4,258


    I apologize for the delay.

    Here's the information that Kawasaki sent me. You'll need to contact your Kawasaki dealer for pricing information as well as installation fees if applicable.



    Applicable Models
    A. Part number - 99999-7007
    Engine models - FH641V AS10, AS11, AS12, AS13, AS16, AS17, AS18, AS50, AG60, BS01, BS05, BS08, BS09, BS10, BS11, BS12,
    BS13, BS16, BS18, BS50, BG60, CS01, CS04, CS05, CS06, CS08, CS09, DS04, DS06, DS08, DS09, ES08

    AS14, AS15, AS16, AS17, AS18, AS19, BS01, BS04, BS05, BS06, BS08, BS10, BS11, BS12, BS13, BS14,
    BS15, BS16, BS17, BS18, BS19, CS01, CS04, CS05, CS06, CS07, CS08, CS10, CS11, CS12, CS13, CS14,
    DS07, DS10, DS12, DS14, ES10,
    FH721V AS01, AS04, AS05, AS06, AS07, AS08, AS09, AS11, AS12, AS13, AS14, AS15, BS01, BS04, BS05, BS06,
    BS07, BS08, BS09, BS11, BS12, BS13, BS14, BS15, CS09, CS12

    B. Part number - 99999-7008
    Engine models - FH680V AS01, AS04, AS05, AS06, AS07, AS08, AS09, AS10, AS11, AS12, AS13, BS07, BS09

    C. Part number 99999-7010
    Engine models - FH641V AS01, AS04, AS05, AS06, AS08, AS09, BS04, BS06

    D. Part number99999-7011
    Engine models - FH601V AS01, AS05, AS06, AS07, AS08, AS09, AS10, AS11, AS12, BS06, BS08, BS11

    E. Part number 99999-7012
    Engine models - FH601V
    AS14, AS17, AS18, AS19, AS20, AS21, BS01, BS05, BS07, BS09, BS10, BS12, BS14, BS17, BS18, BS19,
    BS20, BS21, CS01, CS05, CS06, CS07, CS08, CS09, CS10, CS11, CS12, DS06, DS08, DS11, ES06, ES11,
  5. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,117

    Looks like you have 2 different part numbers for the FH680V. Could you clarify?
  6. eXmark

    eXmark Manufacturer / Sponsor
    Posts: 4,258


    There is more than one model or variation of the 680V as there is with most engines. In this particular case the most significant difference is the carburetor.

    Filter kit numbers 7008, 7009, 7010 and the 7011 include the required carburetor to allow the engine to function properly with the filter in place.

    Filter kit numbers 7007 and 7012 have different main jets that fit the existing carburetor. So prepare yourself for a little sticker shock when you talk to you dealer.

    Also remember that dirt ingestion is the number one killer for all lawnmower engines both large and small.


  7. Barkleymut

    Barkleymut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,117

    I never thought about needing a different carb. Maybe I will just never take it outside so I will never get dirt in the engine. Also with my current setup should I oil the foam prefilter? The Exmark manual says yes and the Kawi manual says no.
  8. eXmark

    eXmark Manufacturer / Sponsor
    Posts: 4,258


    See you can teach an old dawg new tricks. Go with the Kawasaki recommendation. I did call them and they want the pre-cleaners to run dry (no oil) on all of their FH Series engines.

    I'll double check our manual and bring this issue up with our engineering group.


  9. D Fricks

    D Fricks LawnSite Member
    Posts: 87

    I am confused about your reply on not oiling the precleaner on Kawa engines
    could you please let me know when they
    started this procedure. have been oiling
    mine for 2 years. thanks
  10. Vibe Ray

    Vibe Ray LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 785

    I just checked my manual and it says to oil the foam pre-cleaner....It does say not to oil the paper element , though. Is that what you're talking about? I have the FH601V-BS06 19 HP Kaw....do they have the canister air filter out for that engine?

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