Kohler Engine Specs

Here in this article, you will learn about the Kohler Engine Specs, Performance, Bore & Stroke, Cylinder Heads, Cam Specs & More, Let’s discuss the Kohler Engine Specs, Valvetrain, performance, and Reviews.

The KD Series generating sets are powered by the new Kohler-Liebherr diesel engines detailed in the preceding article.

Kohler said that the new KD Series will grow to include units with ratings of up to 4200 kVA and 4000 kW.

The current nodes range from 800 to 2800 kVA and 800 to 2500 kW, respectively.

The new units, which have been in production since last October at the Kohler plant in Mosel, Wisconsin, and the Kohler/SDMO operations in Brest, France, respectively, will be marketed under the Kohler and Kohler/SDMO names and sold all over the world in 2017.

In the table below, you’ll find details on the entire roster.

Kohler Engine Specs

Item Gasoline Engin
Type 4 Cycle
HP 23
Gross Torque 37.9 lb-ft
Engine RPM 3600
Shaft Orientation Horizontal
Starter Type Electric
Ignition Typ Electronic
Low Oil Shut Down Pre Start Only
Cylinders 2
Gear Box Internal
Bearings Sleeve
Muffler No
Air Cleaner Type Dual Element
Air Filter Pleated Paper Encased w/Perforated Metal/Foam Precleaner
Rotation CCW-SE
Application Aerial Lift, Auger, Cable Layer, Compressor, Concrete Saw, Curber, Fire Pump, Goaring Eq., Golf Course Implements, Hydraulic Power Pack, Material Handling Power Buggy, Mixer, Mud Pump, Roller, Signal Board, Sprayer
Features Aluminum Block, Choke, Closed Breather System, Engine controls: Key Switch, Throttle

Cylinder block

Compression ratio:
Bore x Stroke 95.3 X 82.6 mm (3.75 x 3.25 in)
Sleeve internal diameter 95.1357-95.1610 mm (3.7455-3.7465 in)
Piston skirt’s outer diameter 95.0595-95.0214 mm (3.7425-3.741 in)
A number of piston rings (compression/oil): 2 / 1
Ring end gap Top 0.254-0.508 mm (0.010-0.020 in)
Second 0.254-0.508 mm (0.010-0.020 in)
Connecting rod small end ID 22.2428-2.2505 mm (0.8757-0.0886 in)
Piston pin’s outer diameter 22.2300-22.2377 mm (0.8752-0.8755 in)


Max speed 3,600 rpm

Valve clearance

Intake valve clearance 0.20-0.25 mm (0.0079-0.0098 in)
Exhaust valve clearance 0.43-0.48 mm (0.0169-0.0189 in)

Oil system

Oil type API SF or SG
Recommended oil Summer: SAE 30W
Winter: SAE 5W-20, 5W-30
Oil Capacity 1.9 L (2.0 US. qt, 1.67 Imp. qt.)

Ignition system

Spark plug Champion: RH10
Spark plug gap 0.65 mm (0.0256 in)

Kohler Engine Specs Review

Kohler is an American company specializing in the production of engines and power systems. It was established in 1873 and has its headquarters in Kohler, Wisconsin. Kohler engines find application in a diverse range of equipment, including lawnmowers, snowblowers, generators, and commercial machinery.

Kohler engines have gained a reputation for their robustness, dependability, and high performance. The company provides a broad selection of engines designed to cater to the requirements of various applications.

Full review YouTube video check here.

Kohler Engine Specs FAQ

How do I know what model Kohler engine I have?

You can find these on a silver decal that gets stuck onto the blower housing of your engine. Keep track of the VIN of your vehicle’s engine in the book that came with it.

The decal seen below will be seen on all KOHLER engines, with the exception of the XT Series.

How can I tell how old my Kohler engine is?

The silver decal on the underside of the engine cover features the model number, serial number, and specifications.

To utilize our component diagrams and place an order, you’ll need the following details:

What is the model of my engine?

Look for it in the driver’s side windshield’s lower corner. A vehicle’s engine size can be determined using only the vehicle identification number, or VIN.

Tenth from the left in the line of digits and letters is the model year, and the eighth is the engine codes.

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