17hp Kohler Durability Question How many hours?

Discussion in 'Hustler Turf Equip (Archived)' started by MTFORK, Apr 1, 2007.


How many Hours on your Kohler 17 without Repair?

  1. 50 hours

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  2. 150 hours

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  3. 300 hours

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  4. 400 hours +

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    MTFORK LawnSite Member
    Messages: 6


    Got my Fast Track 42" with 17 Hp Kohler back last fall when $$$'s were Killer. Just using it here at my resort I put 20Hr on it before X-mas just Mulching leaves...Now April 1 and I've started mowing I have nearly 30 hr's on it. I changed Oil at the 5hr mark and started using Amsoil with Kohler filter.

    My question is (With proper Maintenance & No abuse) how many hours can I expect this machine to give me before It starts showing signs of 'wearing out'?
  2. mowerconsultant

    mowerconsultant LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Syracuse, NY
    Messages: 9,769

    It depends on the use of the mower and the conditions it is put through.
    The 17 Kohler is not a commercial engine.
    You say your mowing your resort?
    Regardless, if you take care of it(sure sounds like you are) you should get a nice life out of it.


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