kohler k301 as/s

Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:15 pm

hey, can somebody tell me what the difference is from a k301as and a k301s? thanks, mike

Re: kohler k301 as/s

Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:36 pm

K301= 12 hp engine
A= Special oil pan (for a Cub Cadet)
S= Electric start. Can be starter/generator or a bendix type starter as used in a Cub Cadet 1200/1250 etc.

Re: kohler k301 as/s

Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:23 am

"AS" means S= starter/generator right??
"AQS" means Q= geared starter??

I'm not too sure about the A and what it means but i think my john deer 14hp kolher is an AQS engine too.

Re: kohler k301 as/s

Mon Oct 04, 2010 7:37 pm

The "A" means Special oil pan
The "Q" means Quiet Model
The "S" means Electric start. Make's no difference if it is a geared starter or a starter generator.

You can find these and other identification letters and numbers listed on page 1.3 of the Kohler "K" series engine service manual, or in about any publication that list Kohler Engine Identification Numbers.