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Wayne, Engine Rebuilder
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Kohler vtwin is running hot. Exhaust is glowing orange : was

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Kohler vtwin is running hot. Exhaust is glowing orange
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: was thinking woodruff key may be sheared
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Engine was running on one cylinder for a while as the wire to the coil was rotted. I replaced both coils and engine started running hot.
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: yes and yes. just replaced the fuel filter
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Wayne replied 4 months ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

what your are describing is over fueling,

either the carb float is not set correct , or needle valve is leaking

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