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 need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.

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PostSubject: need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.   need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank. Icon_minitimeSat Apr 13, 2013 4:31 pm

my motor was running fine, and then i shut it off, when i tried to start it again it wont crank, i changed the plug, it still wont crank, it isn't getting spark need help really quick, its a kohler command 16 hp

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PostSubject: Re: need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.   need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank. Icon_minitimeSat Apr 13, 2013 4:34 pm

check your kill circuit - the ground wire from the coil assembly. I bet its cutting the spark off.
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PostSubject: Re: need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.   need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank. Icon_minitimeSat Apr 13, 2013 4:47 pm

have that wired to a flip switch, think the swith might have shorted?

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PostSubject: Re: need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.   need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank. Icon_minitimeSat Apr 13, 2013 5:05 pm

By crank, do you mean it wont catch and run, or that it wont spin at all?

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PostSubject: Re: need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.   need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank. Icon_minitimeSat Apr 13, 2013 6:07 pm

Try bypass the switch.

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PostSubject: Re: need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.   need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank. Icon_minitimeSat Apr 13, 2013 6:58 pm

@richie thomas wrote:
have that wired to a flip switch, think the swith might have shorted?

possibly yes. That or it is shorted near the terminal on the coil.
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PostSubject: Re: need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.   need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank. Icon_minitimeSat Apr 13, 2013 8:49 pm

got it running, i tested everywire and switch with a tester, the kill switch was shorted, replaced it, still didnt work, turns out the motor wasn't grounded all the way, fixed that and it crunk right up

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PostSubject: Re: need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.   need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank. Icon_minitimeSat Apr 13, 2013 11:42 pm

@richie thomas wrote:
got it running, i tested everywire and switch with a tester, the kill switch was shorted, replaced it, still didnt work, turns out the motor wasn't grounded all the way, fixed that and it crunk right up

Awesome Smile
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PostSubject: Re: need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.   need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank. Icon_minitimeSat Apr 13, 2013 11:48 pm

check out the build thread, i got a test drive vid up

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https://www.atltf.com/t1862-lifted-craftsman Smile
https://www.atltf.com/t3159-richies-mudracer
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PostSubject: Re: need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank.   need help quick! Kohler Command wont crank. Icon_minitimeSun Apr 14, 2013 12:01 am

sweet! I should have pics and vid up by mid-week of mine, running a bit behind schedule
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