Maintenance Tips: Manuals and Maintenance
KOHLER engines are designed and built to deliver years of peak performance. To keep your engine running in top form, Kohler recommends regularly scheduled maintenance. The following required maintenance procedures should be performed at the frequency stated and should be included in any seasonal tune-up.
Fill fuel tank
Check oil level
Check coolant level
Check air cleaner for dirty, loose or damaged parts
Check air intake screen, radiator and cooling areas, clean as necessary1
Service precleaner element1
Replace air cleaner element1
Clean and check cooling areas
Replace fuel filter
Change oil and oil filter (more frequently under severe conditions)
Check spark plug condition and gap
Have soleniod shift starter disassembeled and cleaned2
Replace spark plugs
Change engine coolant
1Perform these maintenance procedures more frequently under extremely dusty, dirty conditions.
2Only required for Denso starters. Not necessary on Delco starters. Have a Kohler Engines Dealer perform this service.