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kohler 23 hp motor question

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by postman, Apr 2, 2006.

  1. postman

    postman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    the other day i left oil stick out by mistake lost 1 -quart of oil before i caught it i dont hear any knocking sound in motor but it seems the exhaust is making like a skipping sound put a new plug in it mower still has plenty of power 340 hours on motor or could it be muffler going bad thanks for your help.
  2. pjslawncare/landscap

    pjslawncare/landscap LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,410

    How long have u run her after you filled it back up? Maybe the hydraulic lifters need time to pump back up
  3. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,442

    Add a little Seafoam in the oil and it will help the lifters.
  4. postman

    postman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    pj lawncare i ran mower about 4 hours since it happened. thanks
  5. postman

    postman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    ed2hess can u get seafoam at autozone thanks

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