I posted this same subject over on TurfMfg.com while LS was down, because I was curious to see what a mfg had to say about this issue. I wanted to bring it over here to give everyone a chance to weigh in on this. I am deciding between a 27hp LC Kaw & a 26hp EFI Kohler. I read several of the Kohler posts' and I know that the 25's are a sore spot with many. I don't know about the 26's though. Was pretty sure I was going with the 27 LC until I really started talking with my dealer about this. I am interested to see if any of you have had, or heard of these problems.