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Hello , Iam having troubles starting a 17 horse kohler twin when it is warmup . sarts right up when cold . . I took one sparkplug out to see if it was firing an it started right up. l.am thinking a weak coil . any other opions ? Thanks for your time pops.

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I had this same problem on my 17 HP kohler. I would choke it and it would just pop once and kick out the starter many times. After cranking like that after awhile it would start up sputtering and coughing. The thing the fixed that was a carb kit. Spray everything down with carb cleaner all through the jets and all the little passageways. Set the carb jets to what the manual says then start her up. Adjust the carb according to your manual. Then while running the engine at mid throttle spray small shots carb cleaner in the throttle body with time in between to let the engine revive itself. Do this 5-10 times and you should be set.

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