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Kawasaki Radiator Problem?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by The Lawn Boy Pro, May 24, 2003.

  1. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,217

    I have a 20HP Liquid Cooled Kawasaki Engine on my Encore Pro Line. (See Pic Below) Problem is, water isnt circulating! I know the pump is working (I put A bucket of cool water under the intake hose, and It sucked it all out) so I think its the radiator. Any suggestions of how to clean it out THROUGHLY?:confused:

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  2. Green Pastures

    Green Pastures LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,457

    I don't see why you couldn't use an automotive radiator flush in it. I would certainly check with the owners manual first though.

    The other option is to completely remove the radiator and have it "dipped" at a radiator shop. Again check with the owners manual.

    I would also be looking for the cause of the clog. No sense getting it cleaned and then just throw it back together only to have it clog right beck up again.

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