FS481V

FS481V
14.5 hp

The FS481V engine is a Critical Power-Certified landscaping workhorse.

This forced air-cooled overhead V-valve 4-cycle engine delivers compact strength with quiet operation and low emissions.

  • Overhead V-valve
  • 90° V-twin
  • Pressurized lubrication system
  • Electronic spark ignition
  • Automatic compression release
  • Internally vented carburetor
  • Rotating metal grass chopper screen
  • Dual element air filter
  • Cast-iron cylinder liners
Specifications
Displacement
603 cc (36.8 cu. in.)
Number of Cylinders
2
Bore x Stroke
2.9 x 2.8 in. (73 x 72mm)
Compression Ratio
8.1:1
Oil capacity w/filter
1.8 U.S. qt ( 1.7 liters)
Maximum Power
14.5 hp (10.8 kW)
at 3,600 RPM
Maximum Torque
30.9 ft lbs (42.0 N·m)
at 1,800 RPM
Dry weight w/o muffler
80.9 lbs (36.7 kg)

Critical Power

Only Kawasaki Critical Power engines listed on this website have been tested in accordance with SAE J1995, verified by TUV Rheinland Group, and certified by SAE International. The gross power ratings of these engines were determined by using measurements according to SAE J1995 which were witnessed by SAE-approved witnesses from TUV Rheinland Group. Torque ratings of these engines were not certified by SAE. Actual power and torque output will vary depending on numerous factors, including, but not limited to, the operating speed of the engine in application, environmental conditions, maintenance, and other variables.

The gross power rating of the FD620D engine is reference for OEM customers. Kawasaki does not intend this information to accompany the engine and/or the lawnmower at the time of retail sale to a consumer. The gross power rating was determined by using measurements is according to SAE J1995 as rated by Kawasaki, not were witnessed by third party tester. Actual power output will vary depending on numerous factors, including, but not limited to, the operating speed of the engine in application, environmental conditions, maintenance, and other variables.