14hp kohler

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by bskylark72, Apr 11, 2007.

  1. bskylark72

    bskylark72 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    engine has no spark, have unhooked wiring harness from engine to tractor, except battery cable, also unhooked kill switch wire from coil crank over but no spark. coil??? or am i missing something? thanks in advance.
  2. Bill Kapaun

    Bill Kapaun LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 964

    Maybe which Kohler it is?
    Command, K series or??
  3. bskylark72

    bskylark72 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    the engine is a K series fc 420 v its on ajohn deere lx 172 if that helps thanks
  4. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    You have a Kawasaki FC420V on your Deere not a Kohler.....

    Read this thread, It will direct you to what to check.


    Go to post #5 to properly disconnect the engine from the tractor harness.
  5. bskylark72

    bskylark72 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 9

    whoops too many projects at one time sorry. anyway checked igniter for red wire as suggested but they are all white. will keep looking for lost fire any and all suggestions welcomed

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