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Kohler S800 Electric Plant


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Old 10-30-2018, 01:06:30 PM
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Default Re: Kohler S800 Electric Plant

I'm not sure about the carburetor, but I do know that Kohler usually had overflow lines connected to them, draining back to the tank. I'm sure this was done to make indoor operation safe. The fuel tank was outside, under ground, a couple feet below the plant.
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Yes that is correct, there is an overflow/return line back to the tank from the fuel bowl. I believe I will use copper crush washers for the gilts and cork sheet for the gaskets. That should work. I did find another carburetor on ebay from Denmark, so n bought it as a spare for parts if needed,and just because it is so old not to many out there.
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So the carberator is now not leaking, and the engine runs much better. I still can not get the fuel pump to work though. I have gone over every connection and can not figure out why it is not pumping fuel. I do have vacuum coming from the manifold.
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I now have the fuel.pump working correctly, I ran the generator for 4 hrs the other day without any issues.
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Well, I had a new shunt coil made and wired it In the control box. IT WORKS when plug and unplug the small heater. Success.
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