Starter kit for Kawaski 14hp single cylinder engine

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by SherrillsfordLS, Apr 16, 2004.

  1. SherrillsfordLS

    SherrillsfordLS LawnSite Member
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    I would like to know where I can get a starter kit for my Gravely Walk-behind mower 14 hp single cylinder Kawasaki engine. It is so hard to pull start when it's cool in the morning.
     
  2. J&R

    J&R LawnSite Senior Member
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    To buy the parts new to make it elect start it would cost about 400.00-500.00
     
  3. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    The flywheel has to be changed, will need a stator ring for charging system,add starter,wiring,battery. It would be easier and almost as cheap to just buy a different engine. The twin cylinder Kaws pull start very easy.
     
  4. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
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    10w30 will fix the problem.
     
  5. specialtylc

    specialtylc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    Light weight oil will make no difference at all. I have had a Kaw 14 hp single since 1998. Its been a ***** to start in the morning when the temp is under 45 degrees since it was new. They just pull hard. If its a hydro like mine is you really need to open the bypass on the pumps. And it was checked by the shops more than once.
     

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