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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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Kohler 7.3e marine engine will not start and idle

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Kohler 7.3e marine engine will not start and idle for either switch ( cabin or at the genset) unless I manually move the throttle to open then it runs fine but at a high idle
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Customer: unit will not start and run at low idle
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? What year is the generator, and what kind of hours does it have on it?When did it last start correctly?How old is the fuel?
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
And 1 more question for you, are you in a warm or colder climate?
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
It looks like you read my reply, are you still with me?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
50 hours
a few months ago
warm climate
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.