Use this guide to learn how to find your Kawasaki small engine model number for your lawn mower, riding mower, zero-turn mower, walk-behind push mower, lawn equipment, and outdoor power equipment.
The model/serial number label explained can usually always be found on the rear of the engine stuck right onto the plastic housing surrounding the engine. Because the housings are usually black and the label is white, it's usually very clear and obviously visible to the naked eye. Below is an example of a small engine model/serial number label location:
Most Kawasaki model/serial number labels are formatted the same way and can provide the most vital information needed to find the right replacement parts and accessories. The first part of the label is the engine or model's "CODE" which comprises of the model number followed by the spec number and its model variation. Below that will be a bar code (only useful for scanners but worth noting anyway) and directly below that you will find the model's serial number comprised of a series of hexadecimal characters. All model numbers, spec numbers, and serials read the same way and should be broken down in the following format: