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I have a 23 Kohler 23 hp twin in a horbart Welder. Fuel tank…

I have a 23...

I have a 23 Kohler 23 hp twin in a horbart Welder. Fuel tank is full but I’m not getting gas to the carb

Mechanic's Assistant: When did you last clean or perform maintenance on your Kohler welder? How old is it?

About 1 year old, but it has not run for about 4 months. When stored stailbil was put in the gas.

Mechanic's Assistant: How long has this been going on with your Kohler welder? What have you tried so far?

I brought it out of storage last week. We live in Florida so it is used mostly as a back up generator. The motor will run when small amounts of fuel poured in the carb.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I don’t think so. The motor has 22 hours on it

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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago
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Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago

If fuel is not getting to the carburetor the issue normally is in the fuel pump. Remove the fuel line from the carburetor and turn engine over to see if fuel pumps out of the line

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok, what is the black disc on the side on the engine that the fuel line runs through? It also appears to have a hose from the crank case and then to the carb.
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago

Yes, hose comes from the tank to pump and then to carb. one hose goes to the crankcase to supply pressure to pump the fuel.

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Ok I will look into it in the AM thanks Jon
Technician: JON, Small Engine Technician replied 1 year ago

Not a problem at all, please let me know if there is anything further I can do

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