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I have a Koehler 22 hp engine on my mower. Was working great and when I turned it off and later tried to restart, it would not even crank. I tried charging the battery and the engine still would not crank. I checked the battery with a voltmeter and it shows 14.3 volts. I then put my charger on 200 amp engine start mode and the mower cranked over and started. Although it didn't sound like it was getting full rpm. When I removed the charger the engine died. I can restart it, but only with the 200 amp mode on my charger and when I shut off the charger or remove the cable clamps from the batter the engine dies.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you have fuel in the tank? If so, is the shut-off valve open and the fuel clean?

Tank is full. valve is open.

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Small Engine
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 11 months ago

do you have working lights on this machine? what model machine is this?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
I have lights and the battery is charged, or was charged last night when this began. The engine is a Koehler Commander 22 hp horizontal shaft on a TS-22 Zipper 74" front deck mower. The engine is full of oil, gas, and all other liquids. The hydrostatic drive train works fine, the mower deck works fine, the running lights and oil light come on with the ignition on.
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