kohler bogging down

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by srk5252, May 12, 2001.

  1. srk5252

    srk5252 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 12

    i went to warm up my mower before i loaded on the trailer today and it started first pull as usual but reved and bog. I engaged the blades and the power went even lower. cleaned air filter and carb but didt seem to help. any suggestions
  2. Robert Pruitt

    Robert Pruitt LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 552

    you could have water in gas or carb prob.. make sure you don't have any slop in your butterfly's. i have 2 14hp @ a25hp,had the same problem with one of the 14hp engines
  3. ScottH

    ScottH LawnSite Member
    Posts: 60

    i mentioned in another post, that i experienced a similar problem although power loss was only evident when i started to cut. plugs were the problem. although, i did change the fuel filter and gas as well.

    OBRYANMAINT LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 555

    another idea..........i have a 20 horse kohler on a walker ...older version.....similar symptoms............the fuel pump is vacume operated not mechanical and some of the vacume lines where dried out ......replaced these lines and problem went away

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