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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Kohler Courage 20 won't fire Spark plug tests OK put fuel

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Kohler Courage 20 won't fire
Spark plug tests OK
put fuel in cylinder
turns once and coughs
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Turns freely when spark plug removed
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! Sounds like the timing may be off. Check the flywheel to crankshaft key, as it times the engine.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
THANKS. Looks like I'll need a strap wrench just to get the fan off.
From the Maint Manual I can't tell if I need a puller or not, but I found one at Harbor Freight. The strap wrench they had was way too short, though. I'll let you know if the crankshaft key is the issue.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
OK, thanks.