23 horse Kaw maintenance

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Pro Prop Care, Sep 29, 2003.

  1. Pro Prop Care

    Pro Prop Care LawnSite Member
    Messages: 21

    What is the best way to keep a 23 horse kaw running great and running long maintenance wise?
  2. work_it

    work_it LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 976

    If it's a brand new motor the most important thing you can do is break it in properly. Follow the manufacturers guidelines to the tee. Change the oil and oil filter as soon as you start noticing a change in the color of the oil (especially in the first 100-200 hours). Check the air filter, and oil level every day before running the motor. After that follow a strict maintenance regiment changing the oil & filter, and fuel filter.
  3. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    I've run Opti-4 oil in both of mine since day 1. I change the oil and filter regularly and keep the air filters clean.

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