1OWNER'S MANUALCOMMAND SERIESCV11, CV12.5, CV13, CV14, CV15, CV16,CV460, CV490VERTICAL CRANKSHAFT
10Change Oil FilterReplace the oil filter at least every other oil change(every 200 hours of operation). Always use agenuine Kohler oil filter, Part N
117. When replacement is necessary order genuineKohler parts.Clean Air Intake/Cooling AreasTo ensure proper cooling, make sure the grass screen,coolin
123. Check the gap using a wire feeler gauge. Adjustthe gap by carefully bending the ground electrode.See Figure 10. Gap CV11-15, CV460, and CV490plug
13• If the fuel tank is equipped with a shut-off valve,make sure it is open.• If the engine is equipped with an in-line fuel filter,make sure it is cl
14StorageIf the engine will be out of service for two months ormore, use the following storage procedure:1. Clean the exterior surfaces of the engine.
15LIMITED 2 YEAR COMMAND ENGINE WARRANTYWe warrant to the original consumer that each new COMMAND engine sold by us will be free from manufacturing de
(c) For warranty repairs, the engine must be presented to a Kohler Co. service center as soon as a problem exists.Call 1-800-544-2444 or access our we
2Safety PrecautionsTo insure safe operations please read the following statements and understand their meaning.Also refer to your equipment owner&apos
3Safety Precautions (Cont.)Lethal Exhaust Gases!Engine exhaust gases containpoisonous carbon monoxide.Carbon monoxide is odorless,colorless, and can c
4Figure 1. Typical Command Vertical Shaft Engine.Oil RecommendationsUsing the proper type and weight of oil in thecrankcase is extremely important. So
5Record your engine identification numbers on theidentification label below (Figure 4) for futurereference.General RecommendationsPurchase gasoline in
6SpecificationsModel: ... CV11/CV12.5... CV13/CV14 ... CV15/CV16** ...
7WARNING: Accidental Starts!Before extending and checking retractable starter rope,remove the spark plug lead to prevent the engine fromstarting accid
8Maintenance InstructionsMaintenance, repair, or replacement of the emission control devices and systems, which are being done atthe customers expense
9Change the oil as follows (see Figure 8):1. To keep dirt, grass clippings, etc., out of theengine, clean the area around the oil fill cap/dipstick be