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GT1554 starter

Postby brichter » Mon May 04, 2015 5:59 pm

My son in law has a GT1554 and it has always been slow to start (starter drags and then speeds up) but lately it won't start and now it doesn't make a sound. Can't even jump it off. I have an LT1042 and it drags and always has. I told him to take the starter off and take it to a starter and generator shop in town for a checkup. I would appreciate any input on this problem and would like to know if this is common among Cadets.
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Re: GT1554 starter

Postby gitractorman » Tue May 05, 2015 5:29 am

Yea, unfortunately the Kohler Courage engines are not that great and that goes for all of their associated equipment. Make sure you have a good ground, strong battery. After that the only thing you can do is have the starter checked out.
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