Maintenance Tips: Manuals and Maintenance
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Maintenance Schedules

Take Good Care of Your Engine

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.

Aegis Maintenance Schedules

Daily or Before Starting the Engine

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

Every 25 Hours

Service precleaner element1

Every 100 Hours

Replace air cleaner element1
Clean and check cooling areas
Replace fuel filter

Annually or Every 200 Hours

Change oil and oil filter (more frequently under severe conditions)
Check spark plug condition and gap

Annually or Every 500 Hours

Have soleniod shift starter disassembeled and cleaned2
Replace spark plugs

Every 2 Years or Every 1000 Hours

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.