Honda Engines GCV170

Honda Engines GCV170

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Powerful, Simple, Reliable Power

The All-New GCV170 pressure washer engine delivers more power and more torque for premium residential applications, along with a range of technological attributes, innovative features and a simple design that make the new model even more reliable and easier to operate and maintain.

Common Applications
  • Pressure washers
Fuel Efficient, High Output Operation
  • Overhead valve (OHV) configuration and pent roof design increase combustion efficiency, allowing for higher compression ratios and greater power output.
  • Powerful torque across a wide RPM range helps reduce engine speed drop from sudden load increases.
Compact and Lightweight
  • One of the lightest OHV engines in their class
  • Simplified engine layout makes quick work of disassembly with fewer tools and quicker repairs
Quiet, Smooth Performance
  • Optimized muffler structure reduces engine noise and improves operator comfort
  • Enhanced crankshaft balance results in lower vibration
Proven Reliability
  • High quality materials and purpose built components ensure reliable long term use
  • Fuel-Off position allows user to run carburetor out of fuel making it less susceptible to contamination
Easy to Use and Maintain
  • Auto Choke System eliminates manual operation making it easy to use for all operators
  • Large diameter fuel opening reduces potential spills and makes refueling easier
  • Long oil tube makes draining and filling quick and easy
  • Easily accessible spark plug
Easy Starting
  • Cycloflow™ technology enhances the air-fuel mixture making the engine more resilient to low quality fuels and makes starting easier
  • Simplified structure and optimized location of wax element improves heat transfer and makes for easier engine starting in all conditions
  • Automatic mechanical decompression
  • Electronic ignition
Emissions Compliant
  • Built in charcoal canister in fuel cap
  • Engine Type: Air-cooled 4-stroke OHV
  • Bore x Stroke: 2.36" x 2.32" (60 mm x 59 mm)
  • Displacement: 10.1 cu in (166 cm3)
  • Net Power Output*: 4.8 HP (3.6kW) @ 3600 rpm
  • Net Torque: 8.2 lb-ft (11.1 Nm) @ 2500 rpm
  • PTO Shaft Rotation: Counterclockwise (from PTO shaft side)
  • Compression Ratio: 8.0:1
  • Carburetor: Horizontal type butterfly valve
  • Ignition System: Transistorized magneto
  • Starting System: Recoil
  • Air Cleaner: Dry (paper filter)
  • Governor System: Centrifugal Mechanical
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 0.24 U.S. gal (.99 liter)
  • Fuel: Unleaded 86 octane or higher
  • Oil Capacity: 0.42 US qt (0.41l)
  • Lubrication System: Splash
  • Dry Weight: 22.3 lbs (10.1 kg)
  • Length (min): 16.3" (414mm)
  • Width (min): 13.0" (331mm)
  • Height (min): 13.1" (333mm)
  • N5: Straight shaft
⚠ 65 WARNING ⚠
WARNING: This product contains chemicals know to the state of California to cause cancer and birth decects or other reproductive harm.
ADVERTENCIA: Este producto contiene productos quimicos reconocideos por el estado de California que provocan cancer, defectos de nacimiento u otros danos reproductivos.
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