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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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Extreme compression will not allow the engine to complete

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extreme compression will not allow the engine to complete the cycle, I take out the plug and the engine turns freely.
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: the engine seems to have too much compression for the starter to turn the engine over.
JA: Is there anything else the Small Engine Technician should be aware of?
Customer: not that I know of the engine is 3 yr old it is a kohler courage 20 hp.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. What is the modelnumber of your engine ? . Some kohlers have non adjustable valves and what they call a ACR mechanism. That may have went bad if your engine has it
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 1 year ago.
You may also want to check the key way. To see if the timing key is sheared