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Have a Kohler commander pro 15.5 h.p wont start not even with starting fluid ran last year .but was rough starting

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    Howard Pfeiffer Apr 22, 2013

    Sounds like you are on the right track...old dirty fuel? Carb needle and seat dirty...:)

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Could be spark plug fouling by improper fuel flow...Clean or Replace the spark plug...Review the E3 plug availability for your model...Hope this helps.

Posted on Apr 22, 2013

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  • rich Apr 22, 2013

    Iust put new plug e3.and battery it tried to start one time with choke off . It is getting spark

  • Howard Pfeiffer
    Howard Pfeiffer Apr 22, 2013

    The choke needs to be fully operational (closed) to regulate the mix of cold air and fuel...does your system have a fuel primer?

  • rich Apr 22, 2013

    There is no primer the choke does close all the way. With it not trying to start with starting fluid I was thinking it was carb?

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i would say that you have a bad fuel pump or if you have a carb on it the float inside the carb is stuck check these and i'm sure you will find it's one of these.

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if you can hear the fuel pump when turn the key on with out turning the engine, then it could be that your fuel pressure regulator is broken, check your fuel pressur.

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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SOURCE: 1998 dodge ram 5.2. ran fine last night, today

Check fuel pressure, had this problem a year ago, bet the fuel pump is gone you should be able to hear the pump come on when you turn the key forward. You should hear it hum if not its dead, costly repair the pump,regulator and filt is all one unit.

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SOURCE: 1995 chevy g 20 va 5.7 engine runs rough even

You may have picked up some debris and/or water when it ran out of gas. That got sucked up into the filter. Try changing the fuel filter I believe it's located on the right side, just ahead of the rear wheel.
Try that and see if there's any improvment. Hope this helps.
Good luck.

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