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What size socket fits the bolts that hold the air cleaner…

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What size socket fits the bolts that hold the air cleaner housing ?

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Tried sockets 3-5 mm all sae in between none fit.

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Hi, my name is***** will be assisting you.

Can you provide the model, type or spec and code or serial number from the engine that you are having trouble with so that I can better assist you?

Some of these are actually an inverted torx so that it requires a special socket in order to remove and reinstall them.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Kohler couage 25 HP SV-730-0033 - troybilt mower 2010 model.
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
2010 Troybilt zero turn mower. Kohler courage 25 hp - Model SV-730-0033.
Technician: JohnF2015, Technician replied 9 months ago

The nut is going to require a 10mm socket in order to remove based on Kohler service manual information. Most of the time this requires a 1/4" drive ratchet and socket in order to access the nut anything larger than the 1/4" drive will not be able to access the nut.

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Technician: JohnF2015, Technician replied 9 months ago

The nut is going to require a 10mm socket in order to remove based on Kohler service manual information. Most of the time this requires a 1/4" drive ratchet and socket in order to access the nut anything larger than the 1/4" drive will not be able to access the nut.

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