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Kohler 20 hp dies when choke is shut off on start up

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Viking, Jun 7, 2004.

  1. Viking

    Viking LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    When I do normal cold start up with choke on. I get engine started go to shut choke off engine dies. Doesn't matter if choke is on 5 sec. or 5 min. turn choke off it dies. Changed fuel filter, air filter, checked fuel pump. Its all ok. Need help.
    Kohler pro 20 twin
  2. fixer67

    fixer67 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,098

    I would drain the gas and put fresh gas in it and try again, it could be old or have water in it. If that does not I would check the carb, you could have water or trash in it. It sounds like you may have a stopped up jet in the carb.
  3. Aleman

    Aleman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 204

    agree with that...sounds like trash in the carb.
  4. Viking

    Viking LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Thanks guys going to clean carb today
  5. chuckscar

    chuckscar LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    if you need a kit to rebuild the carb call me 904-276-917 (chuck)
    give me the number off carb i will look it up for you!!! model and speck will help!!

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