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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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I have a kohler engine on a generator and is terribly hard

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i have a kohler engine on a generator and is terribly hard to start....electric choke doesnt seem to do anything and when i hit the start switch the throttle positioner puts it to full throttle and motor wont start until i reach in and put the throttle back to idle
JA: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?
Customer: fuel tank is full and fuel is clean
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: when it has been running it will not start again right away
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 12 days ago.

Hello welcome to just answers my name is***** you have a model number for this unit?

Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 12 days ago.

after you get it started it runs fine?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
when it starts it runs ok but will not start when hot it is a model M20EP
Expert:  Bill McCusker replied 12 days ago.

do you have the spec number also?

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