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John deere lt133 kohler 13hp starts ok then

Hello, I bought this mower last week not knowing it had a problem. It will start first thing with the choke and run fine. Shut it down and it will not start normally. at an idle it will start for a moment unable to give it any throttle then stop or it may run at idle until i here a loud click and then it will run fine until you shut it down again. I have been looking around and finding similar problems but not the same. Are the valves adjustable and how. Will this help.

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Hi Sounds like valve clearences are out Yes they can be adjusted the settings should be at .004 thou on each.

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SOURCE: I have a John Deere LT133 w/13hp Kohler motor. Problem

souds like the valves need addjusted

Posted on Mar 08, 2010

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