May 13, 2004· Kawasaki 17 hp Vibration. Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by BillyDay, May 9, 2004. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > BillyDay LawnSite Member. from New Orleans, LA. Messages: 3. I have scag rider with a 17 hp Kawasaki. It would kill while cutting is warm weather. The dealer replaced both coils. Still had same problem.