25 Kohler?????????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by John Gamba, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    Can someone please tell my neighbor Mr Bill day that the mower he is looking at, that has a 25 Kohler is not what the doctor ordered. He has been told by the dealer that they have had NO PROBLEMS with the 25.
    I need all the professionals at lawnsite to give this future victim all the info on this motor. I will give him a print out later.
    thank you
  2. Soupy

    Soupy LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,125

    Don't do it, run, run, run, like the wind!

    John, you might be better off doing a quick search and taking him the million threads about this subject.

    Just a thought.
  3. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    I've not owned one of the past boat anchors. I do remember that a couple of years ago there was a ton of posts on it. As suggested you might want to give that a try.
  4. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    Soupy & 65 hoss Thanks
    BUT he wants to hear it from people now. He does not believe someone could make a motor and sell it to professionals that rely on it for there income:laugh: I said yeah!.
    I will do a search and show him, But i figured we have nothing to do anyway so here it is:D If anybody else is doing nothing come on board!!

    Thanks again
  5. radarjr1973

    radarjr1973 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    kohler did have some problems before with their 25 horse but they have got them straighten out in the last 4 yrs so if the mower is newer than that he will be ok
  6. Gruneich Lawn Care Inc.

    Gruneich Lawn Care Inc. LawnSite Senior Member
    from SD
    Messages: 295

    I had a 25hp, it had well over 2500 hours on it, when I sold it, beacuse it broke a push rod :lol:
  7. Royalslover

    Royalslover LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 382

    I have had over 15 engines and it is by far the worst I have ever had.
  8. metro-hp_48

    metro-hp_48 LawnSite Senior Member
    from TN
    Messages: 874

    Remember when they had so many headgasket problems. Good to hear they got that fixed.
  9. Phishook

    Phishook LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,143

    Mr Bill , the 25 I got came with tapping from the lifters, then 2 broken push rods that caused me to get new 2 mufflers as well.
  10. 98 99 headgaskits were blowing like trumpets..since 2001 the head gaskits problems have been addressed...my problem with the 25 command is...it gutless no torq.

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