mower problems

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by commercial cuts, May 3, 2011.

  1. commercial cuts

    commercial cuts LawnSite Member
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    lesco with kawasaki 15 horse twin V suddenly now rpms fine till it hits the grass looses rpms no skipping just all power sucked out problem developed suddenly idiots at jonhdeer $200 later clueless checked spark and plugs and carb adjustment
    could this be the coil??? help looking for answers
     
  2. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Are you sure its running on both cylinders? If it is , then it could be a govenor problem.
     
  3. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
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    What poster above said. When its running pull one of the spark plug wires and see if it dies, if not, then put the wire back on and then pull the other wire. This would be the first thing I'd check.
     
  4. Curtis

    Curtis LawnSite Member
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    I had a problem like that once,turned out to be the little fuel pump .
     
  5. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
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    Does it have gas in both tanks?
    No, I meant are the tanks FULL?
     
  6. commercial cuts

    commercial cuts LawnSite Member
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    I was assuming if it had spark at both both cylinders would be working
     
  7. commercial cuts

    commercial cuts LawnSite Member
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    if its the govenor what steps can be taken
     

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