The Kawasaki FH680V is a 0.68 l (675 cc, 41.19 cu-in) V-twin 90° air-cooled 4-stroke internal combustion small gasoline motor with vertical shaft, manufactured by Kawasaki Heavy Industries LTd., for general-purpose applications.
The FH680V has vertical PTO shaft; V-twin 90° design with cast iron cylinder liners and overhead valves (OHV). The engine is equipped with float type carburetor with fixed main jet; pulse type fuel pump and flywheel magneto transistor type ignition system.
The Kawasaki FH680V uses a full pressure lubrication system with spin-on oil filter and dual element air cleaner. The engine was equipped with BENDIX type electric starter and 12V-13A charging coil with a regulator.
Cylinder bore and piston stroke are 72.5 mm (2.85 in) and 76 mm (2.99 in), respectively. Compression ratio rating is 8.1:1. The Kawasaki FH680V develops 23.4 PS (17.2 kW; 23.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm and 54.0 Nm (5.5 kg·m; 39.8 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of torque.
|Type||4-stroke, OHV, V-twin 90°|
|Displacement||675 cm 3 (41.2 cu-in)|
|Max. horsepower||23.4 PS (17.2 KW; 23.0 HP) at 3,600 rpm|
|Max. torque (crank PTO)||54.0 Nm (5.5 kg·m; 39.8 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm|
|Carburetor||Twin barrel, float type|
|Ignition system||Flywheel magneto transistor type|
|Lubricating system||Full pressure with spin-on oil filter|
|Starting system||Electric starter|
|Charging system||12 Volt – 13A with regulator|
|Fuel used||Unleaded gasoline (octane number 86 or higher)|
|Fuel consumption||245 g/HPh|
|Cooling system||Pressurized forced circulation type|
Dimensions and Weight
|Length, mm (in)||458 (18.0)|
|Width, mm (in)||430 (16.9)|
|Height, mm (in)||461 (18.1)|
|Dry weight, kg (lb)||40.0 (88.2)|
Tightening torque specs
|Tightening torque specs||Cylinder head||28 Nm; 2.8 kg·m; 20.6 ft·lb|
|Connecting rod||10 Nm; 1.0 kg·m; 7 ft·lb|
|Flywheel||56 Nm; 5.7 kg·m; 41.3 ft·lb|
|Intake manifold||6 Nm; 0.6 kg·m; 4.4 ft·lb|
|Valve clearance lock nut||7 Nm; 0.7 kg·m; 5.1 ft·lb|
|Maximum speed||3500 ± 100 rpm|
|Idle speed||1500 ± 100 rpm|
|Cylinder compression||3.9 kg/cm2 (56 psi) at 500 rpm|
|Intake valve||0.10-0.15 mm (0.004-0.006 in)|
|Exhaust valve||0.10-0.15 mm (0.004-0.006 in)|
|Oil type||4-stroke or an equivalent (SF, SG, SH, or SJ )|
|Recommended oil||SAE 10W-40, 10W-30, 5W-20|
|Oil capacity (with filter changed)||1.6 L|
|Spark plug||NGK: BPR4ES|
|Spark plug gap||0.75 mm (0.029 in)|
|Spark plug tightening torque||22 Nm; 2.2 kg·m; 16.2 ft·lb|
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what is coil to flywheel gap?
Ignition Coil Air Gap (Per Kawasaki Service Manual)
0.2 – 0.4 mm
0.004 – 0.016 in.
I believe it is 0.008 – 0.016.
What size are a the shaft?
I have miss fire on one cylinder what would be the cause plug not fireing
Swap your spark plugs if misfire follows spark plug then bad spark plug. If not then swap your coils around. If the misfire follows the coil then bad coil. Kawasaki seems to have an unusually high number of coil failures.