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Old 02-24-2005, 12:09 PM
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Question Kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

I just got a Kohler generator model 4.5cm21 with a k341ep engine. I was able to go to the Kohler web site and get the manuals for the engine. Does anyone have schematics for the generator part of the unit? This unit was in an old RV. I’m trying to make it work for emergency duty.

I will try to post a picture later today.

Any help will be appreciated. Thanks
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Default Re: kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

I searched the Kohler web site and was unable to locate a manual for mine. Is yours in a PDF format?

Did you ever get a schematic? If so I think I need the same. However, my model # is:

Model #: 4.50M21-RV
Serial #: 042471
Spec #: 13912A

Watts: 4500
Hertz: 60
RPM: 1800
KVA: 4.5
Amps per Terminal: 37.7

Class: F
AMB: 40 centigrade

Battery Charge 12 Volt, DC 7 Amp

Is this the same as yours?

Thanks
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Old 01-27-2006, 10:41 PM
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I have a .PDF file for a 4.5CKM21-RV I am wondering what the difference
between that, and the 4.5CM21-RV, which my neighbor has, would be?
If one of the Kohler Gods could tell us, I for one, would greatly apperciate,
and bow down to the east, multiple times.......


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Default Re: kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

Can you send the pdf and I willlet you know, since I have the 4.50M21-rv.

Thanks
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Old 01-28-2006, 03:33 AM
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Default Re: kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

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I have a .PDF file for a 4.5CKM21-RV I am wondering what the difference
between that, and the 4.5CM21-RV, which my neighbor has, would be?
If one of the Kohler Gods could tell us, I for one, would greatly apperciate,
and bow down to the east, multiple times.......

Bruce in alaska
According to the compilation of info that we put together, the K stands for a Kohler engine, B for Briggs & Stratton.

http://www.oldengine.org/members/die...KohlerCode.htm

If there is neither letter, I haven't a clue! :-))

Possibly it was left out if the engine was only available as a Kohler.

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Default Re: kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

If you look under the "COntroller Box", it may be taped to glued to the underside. If not, let me know and I can try to copy it and fax to you

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I have a .PDF file for a 4.5CKM21-RV I am wondering what the difference
between that, and the 4.5CM21-RV, which my neighbor has, would be?
If one of the Kohler Gods could tell us, I for one, would greatly apperciate,
and bow down to the east, multiple times.......


Bruce in alaska
The 4.5ckm21-rv 1s a two cylinder horizontal opposed engine. The 4.5cm21-rv is a single cylinder vertical engine.
Randy
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I just got a Kohler generator model 4.5cm21 with a k341ep engine. I was able to go to the Kohler web site and get the manuals for the engine. Does anyone have schematics for the generator part of the unit? This unit was in an old RV. I’m trying to make it work for emergency duty.

I will try to post a picture later today.

Any help will be appreciated. Thanks
File attached. Good luck.
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Default Re: Kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

Randy, that's exactly the schematic I need !

But I can't quite read the little numbers and such.

My software says it's only 200dpi.....any chance you could rescan it at 300dpi or 400dpi, and post again?

That'd be great!

thanks very much,

Richard
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I would like a copy of that schematic in whatever the maximum resolution
available, as well as a copy of any manual, if available, as well

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I just got a Kohler generator model 4.5cm21 with a k341ep engine. I was able to go to the Kohler web site and get the manuals for the engine. Does anyone have schematics for the generator part of the unit? This unit was in an old RV. I’m trying to make it work for emergency duty.

I will try to post a picture later today.

Any help will be appreciated. Thanks
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i need the relay control box with the three relays+start/stop-switch complete can someone hook me up please call me 1 760 868-6155 ask for glen jr thanks
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I have a .PDF file for a 4.5CKM21-RV I am wondering what the difference
between that, and the 4.5CM21-RV, which my neighbor has, would be?
If one of the Kohler Gods could tell us, I for one, would greatly apperciate,
and bow down to the east, multiple times.......


Bruce in alaska
my son just bought a4.5ckm21-rv and you must be the only person on earth with a manual for it . Can you email this .pdf and make me the second person on earth.thanks, frank... frank.acri@gmail.com
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Default Re: Kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

Howdy Im looking for a manual for a Kohler 4.5 CKM21-RV that Im trying to get running. It smells varnished and I think it needs a carb rebuild. So Im looking for a kit now. Any help out there would be greatley appreciated. Wayne
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Hi !!! every one. I just bought an old but very clean Kohler 4.5CM21-RV, it strarts right away, and runs continuously but every 5 seconds deccelerates it shelf and then runs and again deccelerates..... but never stops 'till I stop it. could some boody out there help me with some advice ?. Plus I need the owner manual to see the wiring diagram. I'll be glad to pay you for a copy and delivery or send by e-mail trujilloefrain@yahoo.com. I really will appreciate any help. Ephrain
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I forgot to say it expends a lot of gas like 32 oz. in 10 minutes. Ephrain
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These units have an "Idle Down" mode, where the engine goes from
Generating Rpm to Idle, when there is No Load present. If you connect
a load, (Light Bulb), the unit will sense it and stay at Generating Rpm.
It is considered a "Feature", not a malfunction. It is designed to save
fuel, when not loaded.
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Hi ,i am also in need of wiring diagram for 4.5cm21 4500 generator.It runs but dies when i release start button.Thank you My email is jlaske69@hotmail.com if anyone can help me please
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Default Re: kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

Hello,

I saw your post this morning and I DESPERATELY need a .pdf manual for the model
4.5km 21-RV Kohler generator you mention on smokstak.com

Would you kindly email the pdf to mels.mail@juno.com and thank you in advance.

Mel
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I am also in need of the PDF manual for the 4.5CKM21-RV.
My email address is waterlover65@comcast.net
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Default Re: Kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

hi i need the wiring diaghram for the 4.5cm21-rv generator thanks

Last edited by BTPost; 10-08-2010 at 09:16 PM. Reason: and just where do we send it???
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hey randy how you doing i cant seem to read the schematic on your post would can you send me a better view to alwaystheresmallengine@yahoo.com i would really apreciate it thanks !!!!!!!!
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I have 4-5ckm owners manual, 4-5ckm rv service and install manual, and the 4-5ckm service and repair manual. these are the entire books in 3 pdf files. Let me know and I can e-mail you. marcushenning@zillacomm.net
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I am also in need of the PDF manual for the 4.5CKM21-RV.

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Default Re: kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

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I have a .PDF file for a 4.5CKM21-RV I am wondering what the difference
between that, and the 4.5CM21-RV, which my neighbor has, would be?
If one of the Kohler Gods could tell us, I for one, would greatly apperciate,
and bow down to the east, multiple times.......


Bruce in alaska
Bruce-I also have a Kohler 4.5CKM21-RV genset. Do you have manual TP 5005? If so, please send to dandsmith@sbcglobal.net.

Many thanks!
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Default Re: Kohler 4.5cm21 generator help needed

It sounds like many of us could use a manual for the Kohler 4.5 ckm21-rv gen. Is there any way of posting the pdf to this forum? I am in need of it as well. I'll keep searching. Thank you. Erich
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No, We do NOT allow Manuals and other Copyrighted Material to be posted here on the Stack.... there are plenty of Resident SmartGuys around that will eMail Users PDF format manuals, if Users make a request, via PM and give a valid eMail address that can accept LARGE Attachments.
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The 4.5ckm21-rv 1s a two cylinder horizontal opposed engine. The 4.5cm21-rv is a single cylinder vertical engine.
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Umm , the 4.5cm21-RV is actually a horizontal shaft engine also .

Frank

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Umm , the 4.5cm21-RV is actually a horizontal shaft engine also .

Frank
Both models are horizontal shaft engines with the 4.5ckm21 being the twin cylinder and the 4.5cm21 being the single cylinder engine , both being Kohler engines .

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Umm , the 4.5cm21-RV is actually a horizontal shaft engine also .

Frank

Both models are horizontal shaft engines with the 4.5ckm21 being the twin cylinder and the 4.5cm21 being the single cylinder engine , both being Kohler engines .

Frank
Considering that this thread is over 7 years old, I don't think it really matters.

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Well you found your way here so you must have had some interest , and I'm sure other people would find this info helpful . It's good info for some . If you don't have anything good to say then keep your comments to home .
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Well you found your way here so you must have had some interest , and I'm sure other people would find this info helpful . It's good info for some . If you don't have anything good to say then keep your comments to home .
Uh, as a veteran of this forum I would point out that new members often don't realize how old a thread might be and post to it expecting a response. I was trying to be helpful.

I would leave the management to the moderator. I think he's been doing just fine for quite a long time without your assistance.

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