To ensure safe operation please read the following statements and understand their meaning. Also refer to your equipment owner's manual for other important safety information. This manual contains safety precautions which are explained below. Please read them carefully. WARNING Warning is used to indicate the presence of a hazard that can cause severe personal injury, death, or substantial property damage if the warning is ignored.
Primer Bulb (If Equipped) Air Cleaner Figure 1. Typical Courage XT Vertical Shaft Engine. Oil Recommendations Using the proper type and weight of oil in the engine and changing oil regularly. Failure to use the correct oil, or using dirty oil, will cause premature engine wear and failure.
Be aware that the cylinder head may require more frequent service. Gasoline/Alcohol Blends gasoline by volume) is approved as a fuel for Kohler Failures resulting from use of these fuels will not be warranted. Gasoline/Ether Blends Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) and unleaded volume) are approved as a fuel for Kohler engines.
3. Pull the starter handle straight out with a smooth, steady motion. desired engine operating speed, if adjustable. NOTE: Extend the starting rope periodically and have it replaced immediately by your Kohler Engine Service Dealer. WARNING: Accidental Starts! Before extending and checking the retractable starter rope, remove the spark plug lead to prevent the engine from starting accidentally.
Maintenance, repair or replacement of the emission control devices and systems, which are being done at the customers expense, may be performed by any non-road engine repair establishment or individual. Warranty repairs must be performed by an authorized Kohler Engine Service Dealer. WARNING: Accidental Starts! Accidental starting can cause severe injury or death.
Air Cleaner Cover Figure 11. Air Cleaner Assembly – Exploded View. Service Precleaner Wash or replace the optional precleaner (Kohler part number conditions. in warm water. 3. Rinse the precleaner thoroughly until all traces of detergent are eliminated.
In the event starting problems should occur which are Kohler Engine Service Dealer for trouble analysis. Check Spark Plug replace with a new plug as necessary. The standard number plugs can also be used.
It has been calibrated at the factory and is not adjustable. NOTE: To ensure correct engine operation at be necessary to have a Kohler Engine Service the carburetor. engine must be reconverted to the original jet size before it is operated at lower altitudes, or overheating and engine damage may result.
Weight Lubrication ²Horsepower ratings exceed Society of Automotive Engineers Small Engine Test Code J1940. Actual engine horsepower is lower and Exhaust Emission Control System for models XT-6, XT-7 is EM. Parts Ordering are required when ordering replacement parts from your Kohler Engine Service Dealer. These numbers are Always insist on genuine Kohler parts.
“Residential homeowner service” means residential use by a retail consumer. “Commercial use” means all be considered a commercial use engine for the purposes of this warranty. Our obligation under this warranty is expressly limited, at our option, to the replacement or repair at Kohler to have been defective.
If any emission related part on the engine is defective, the part will be replaced by Kohler Co. at no cost to the owner. Kohler Co. is liable for damages to other engine components caused by the failure of a warranted part still under warranty.
MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR REQUIREMENTS The owner is responsible for the proper use and maintenance of the engine. Kohler Co. recommends that all receipts and records covering the performance of regular maintenance be retained in case questions arise. If the...