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Kohler 25 Blows Smoke


LawnSite Member
baton rouge la
I Have A Dixie Chopper With A 25 Kohler .208 Hrs.at 160 Hrs It Started To Sound Like It Had A Leak By The Muffler.come To Find Out It Was A Head Gasket.at 180 Hrs It Started Blowing Blueish White Smoke And Useing Oil.brought It In At 200 Hrs Turns Out It Was Another Head Gasket .get Home Put Another 3 Hrs On It And It Smokes Again . Anyone Else Had These Problems Or Maybe An Idea As To What Is Really Wrong . Thanks.


LawnSite Fanatic
Sounds like you mite need to find a shop that can repair your unit properly the first time.

I stopped counting the number of head gaskets I've replaced and not one has came back blown.


LawnSite Member
I was putting new head gasket on my kohler 25hp last nite, ready to tork bolts n one is stripped. one with the alignment insert grrrrr. u think thread restore kit stuff will be strong enough to fix?