Kawasaki FA130D

Kawasaki FA130DThe Kawasaki FA130D is a 129 cc (7.92 cu.in.) 4-stroke, single-cylinder, air-cooled internal combustion small gasoline engine with a horizontal shaft for general-purpose applications.

The Kawasaki FA130D engine has a slide-valve (L-head) design and crankshaft made of heat-treated ductile iron integrated with counter-balance weights and camshaft drive gear. The piston is made of hard-chrome plated aluminum alloy and equipped with two compression rings including silicon carbide plated top ring and one oil control ring. Main bearings are: on P.T.O. side, ball bearing; on magneto side, lead bronze sintered alloy plain bearing with steel back metal.

The FA130D engine has a recoil starter, mechanical fly-weight type governor, pulse pump type, or float type carburetor, with idle mixture adjustment and magneto ignition system with waterproof molded ignition coil and dustproof breaker point enclosure. The electronic ignition system was available as an option.

The engine a compression ratio rating is 6.4:1. Bore and stroke are 62.0 mm (2.44 in) and 43.0 mm (1.69 in), respectively. The FA130D motor produced 3.1 HP at 4,000 rpm of maximum horsepower and 6.1 Nm (0.62 kg·m, 4.48 ft·lb) at 3,200 rpm of maximum torque.

General information

Engine Specifications
Type4-stroke, side valve type (L-head), single cylinder
Displacement129 cm 3 (7.92 cu-in)
Max. horsepower3.1 HP at 4,000 rpm
Max. torque6.1 Nm (0.62 kg·m, 4.48 ft·lb) at 3,200 rpm
CarburetorPulse pump type
Cooling systemForced-air
Ignition systemFlywheel magneto
Lubricating systemSplash system
Starting systemRecoil starter
Stoping systemGround of primary circuit
Fuel usedUnleaded gasoline (octane number 86 or higher)
Fuel tank capacity2.7 L (2.8 US qt)
Fuel consumption310 g/HPh
PTO shaft rotationCounterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)

Maintenance data

Idle speed1600 ± 110 rpm
Adjust timing ignition
Ignition timing23° B.T.D.C. (Fixed)
Tappet clearance
Intake valve0.12-0.18 mm (0.0047-0.0070 in)
Exhaust valve0.10-0.34 mm (0.004-0.0134 in)
Oil system
Oil type4-stroke “SC, SD, SE class”
Recommended oil10W-30, 10W-40
Oil capacity0.5 L (1.06 US pt)
Ignition system
Spark plug NGK: BM6A
Spark plug gap0.6-0.7 mm (0.024-0.028 in)

Tightening torque specs

Tightening torque specs
Cylinder head7 Nm; 0.7 kg·m; 5.2 ft·lb
Connecting rod7 Nm; 0.7 kg·m; 5.2 ft·lb
Flywheel35 Nm; 3.5 kg·m; 25.8 ft·lb
Drain plug14 Nm; 1.4 kg·m; 10.3 ft·lb
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    • I have a similar [so start/no spark] problem. Mine has an igniter box # 21119-2103 which is a common problem. I have been unable to find either an ignition system wiring diagram or specific testing of the igniter. Can anyone here help with that information? Thanks.

  2. Hi there,
    Is there anyone holding a spare carburator / or having contact to a dealer still supplying it and other NOS spareparts for the FA130D

  3. Lgood day im Reginald Coetzee im looking for a carburator for the kawasakiFA130D can you provid me with a price and have you instock

  4. I have a brand new Kawasaki F130D gas engine and pump still in the box. Make me an offer 480.204.3768 Plainfield,Illinois 60544

  5. I. I have a generator brand generac 1973, bougth used for 75 euros… 1200watt…
    Works fine, eats a litle of oil, very low fuel consumption.
    Cant find any spareparts any more.
    Nice machine, it had been abused, they took air filter off because had a bad start… fixed it with carburetor cleaning spray.

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