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OIL DRIpping out of Lazer

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cuttin-to-the-Max, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. cuttin-to-the-Max

    cuttin-to-the-Max LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,337

    Ok well yesterday i saw when ever we run my Exmark lazer there is oil coming out of it. I took a look and couldnt see anything...All i see is its coming from somewhere behind the oil filter.

    I bought this machine last year from weingartz so i guess i'll just have to take it in. I hope its just a seal or something and not something major.......
    Anyone know what it could be???
  2. Buck_wheat

    Buck_wheat LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 585

    Check the hose and especially the clamp. Had a similar problem on mine (52" 25 HP Kohler)the clamp is crap, the hose had started to split and it was spitting oil onto the engine. Another issue on another occasion was the filter wasn't properly seated.
  3. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    If it's a Kohler engine there is an o ring behind the sandwich adapter. It's simple to fix and if you can change your oil filter then you can replace the o ring. It is Kohler part number 24 153 21-S.
  4. cuttin-to-the-Max

    cuttin-to-the-Max LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,337

    I know its a kohler engine so I will have to try these when i get to the shop...

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