Both gas Kawasaki powered. Thanks for the manual info, Chuckv.Since I can't see the fuel cap in your pictures (it is on the other side of the vehicle...) I don't know if these are diesel or gas engines. I do have some information for either, so I will take a chance and put some gas Gator info here first.
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Here is a useful set of parts drawings as well...
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If the EX valve is sticking AT ALL when you turn in over then it is time to ream the valve guide...this is not uncommon on an aircooled engine .they carbon up due to the super high temps of an air cooled head.in fact very common on older air cooled aircraft engines..that are not properly cooled down before shutdownI checked compression and found both cylinders at 100#. Tried swapping the plugs side to side and the same cylinder wouldn't fire. Swapped a coil no change. Swapped igniter box same thing. I did remove the rocker cover and while rolling over by hand the exhaust valve seemed to stick and snapped shut. I was able to get it to do that one more time and then it seemed to work fine. Not sure what's going on there. Anyone got any idea's on what's up with that cylinder and what to do next?
It's pretty much automatic transmission fluid. Mystery solved. lol