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JON, Small Engine Technician
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Experience:  Husqvarna Service Tech
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I have a Kubota RCK 44LTB Lawn Tractor that I'm starting up

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I have a Kubota RCK 44LTB Lawn Tractor that I'm starting up for the first time this year. All is good with fuel in tank, oil levels. The gas is not passing through the gas filter when I turn the key for the gas pump to activate and the engine does not start when I crank it. The gas shut off valve just before the filter is open. Is there another shut off valve I'm not aware of?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** me review the issue, and I will be more than happy to help resolve it as quickly as possible.

Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.

Best way to remove is air impact, as it is tightened by engine while running. Do you have air tools, or do we need to do it manually?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
manually, what am I removing?
Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.

sorry, another question stuck on this. Does the engine do anything when key is turned?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
The engine cranks, but I can see the fuel has not passed through the dry gas filter. I followed the gas line that extends up the top of the of the tank and is hidden by the seat. Is there a shut off valve attached there?
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Tried to bleed the line, but no gas is traveling through the to filter area.
Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.

Have you checked fuel pump?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Where is the fuel pump on this engine?
Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.

What engine is on your machine? You should be able to follow the fuel line from filter to the pump

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Kohler V-Twin 17 HP KRA system
Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.

Should be located right above the valve cover area

Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.

you will want to unhook the line going to the carb and see if it pumps out fuel when the engine is turned over. I would say no since it is not pulling fuel into the filter. Most likely will need a new fuel pump. About a $25 part

Expert:  JON replied 8 months ago.

Let me know the out come and we will troubleshoot more if needed