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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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We have a cub cadet with a Kohler engine. It is leaking oil

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we have a cub cadet with a Kohler engine. It is leaking oil and Is coming from the front (but not the crankshaft). My husband took the front apart & there is a very thin rope like gasket that is worn. Can he make a new gasket with regular gasket material? I don't know it he should use that or silicone adhesive sealant.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
https://www.partstree.com/parts/cub-cadet/mowers-lawn-garden-tractor/2185-135-288-100-134-288-100-cub-cadet-garden-tractor-sn-239-001-326-005/
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
Can you identify where the gasket goes? The front has few parts, other than crankshaft seal. Look at the parts list above.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
The clutch side of motor
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
https://polr.partstree.com/v1/iplimage.php?ir=YTozOntzOjY6ImxpbmVJZCI7czo5OiJjdWItY2FkZXQiO3M6OToiaW1hZ2VQYXRoIjtzOjE2OiJNREEwTURRMFhEQXdNVGM9IjtzOjc6Im9wdGlvbnMiO2E6MTp7czo1OiJ3aWR0aCI7aToxMDAwO319
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 6 months ago.
front is the pto clutch. No gasket!
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
sorry. Didn't get a real answer. This motor has a rope like rubber seal attached to it.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
don't want to pay for this
Customer: replied 6 months ago.