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15 hp koehler gas leaking from solenoid.
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Carl    Posted 09-09-2003 at 17:24:35       [Reply]  [Send Email]
How do you pull off the solenoid on the bottom of the float bowl. It leaks gas at the bottom of the solenoid.

JDK    Posted 09-09-2003 at 21:52:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
Afraid it may be"one with the bowl".Don't know if they're "removeable" or part of bowl assembly.I have heard they are pricey but may just need tightening/gooping.A gas shut off valve in the line would limit loss when not in use(appx$4).

JDK    Posted 09-09-2003 at 22:21:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
OK,did a little searching around the web,and it appears the solenoid itself in most Kohler applications is held in place by 1 OR 2 small screws.Once this is off,there is an O-ringed,"plunger" behind it inserted into the carb.

Carl    Posted 09-10-2003 at 16:40:26       [Reply]  [Send Email]
I removed the solenoid and put in a bolt(plug) and it works just fine.

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