Kohler 6KW Diesel Marine Generator with Sound Shield Enclosure | 6EKOD 240/120V

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Kohler 6KW Diesel Marine Generator with Sound Shield Enclosure | 6EKOD 240/120V

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Frequency 60 Hz
kW 6
Controller ADC IId Advanced Digital Control
Fuel Type Diesel
Alternator Type 4-pole, rotating-field
Engine Manufacturer Kohler


Certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to conform to Tier III marine auxiliary standards.
Closed cooling system
Heat exchanger
Oil drain valve


Remote start 12-pin connector
Voltage regulation of ±1.0%
Rotor and stator are coated with a high-bond epoxy varnish. Varnish helps prevent corrosion in high-humidity areas.
Copper windings ensure minimal heat buildup. Insulation meets NEMA standards for class H insulation.
Direct connected to the engine, the generator has sealed precision ball bearings with a precision-machined steel sleeve in the end bracket to prevent shaft misalignment and extend bearing life.

Additional Info

6EKOD Kohler Marine Details and Specifications

Advanced Digital Control IId Features

Controller Features:

  • Integrated genset control & voltage regulation
  • Selectable Smartcraftt V1.0, NMEA 2000, & SAE J1939 outputs
  • Hybrid voltage regulation
  • USB interface
  • Ease of uploading and downloading software
  • Historical and diagnostic information
  • Real time diagnostics
  • Front-face accessible
  • SiteTech™ compatible for setting changes
  • Metering capabilities
  • NXP microprocessor with 512 KB Flash and 60 KB RAM
  • 179 x 126 x 47 mm (7.1 x 5.0 x 1.9 in.) dimension
  • Programmed preheat for cold starts

Display Type/Features:

  • 12 character x 2 line LCD display.
  • Temperature range (- 20 to 70_ C).
  • Displays: Runtime hours,Crank cycle status,Generator status,Warnings,Faults Diagnostics,Setup parameters and Software version.
  • Maintenance minder (customer programmable).
  • 2-button keypad: Single power momentary and Start/Stop.
  • Standard non-membrane switch overlay.
  • Rotary encoder knob with push button features: Voltage, Gain and V/Hz adjustment.
  • Controller configuration.
  • Tri-color LED indicator displays system ready, warning, and fault status.


Sound Shield

Provides for highly effective silencing, ease of access for engine/generator servicing, low maintenance, excellent durability, and safety. The sound shield’s customer connection panel includes connections for the following:

  • Battery (positive and negative)
  • Equipment ground
  • Fuel inlet and return
  • Seawater inlet
  • Water-cooled exhaust outlet
  • Oil drain
  • Customer load lead access
  • Customer interface

Siphon Break

Mandatory kit on generators installed below the waterline. Prevents the siphoning of flotation water into the engine.

Line Circuit Breakers

Protect the generator from extreme overload.

Ship-to-Shore Switch

Allows immediate switching to Kohlerr generator set power or shore power protecting the electrical system from the possibility of simultaneous connection of both power sources.

Remote Digital Gauge

Allows starting and stopping from a location remote from the generator set.

  • 3 in. gauge for J1939. Requires a 76.2 mm (3 in.) dia. hole for mounting.
  • 2 in. gauge for Smartcraftt. Requires a 50.8 mm (2 in.) dia. hole for mounting.
  • 2 in. gauge for NMEA 2000. Requires a 50.8 mm (2 in.) dia. hole for mounting.

Remote Connection/Extension Harness

Provides wiring for the remote digital gauge.

12-Inch Remote Wiring Harness

Equipped with a 12-pin connector on one end that connects to the standard customer interface connector.
Equipped on the other end with leads for connection to customer-supplied wiring.

Product Specifications

Generator model6EKOD
Engine modelKDW1003
Displacement (L)1.03
Cyl. qty.3
Typenaturally aspirated
1Ph Alternator model4H3
Amps @ 25° C (77° F)25
Continuous Power @ 25° C (77° F)6kW / 6KVA
Fuel Consumption 60 Hz Diesel at % load: Lph (gph)
100%2.3 (0.6)
75%1.9 (0.5)
50%1.5 (0.4)
25%1.1 (0.3)

PRODUCT Related documents:

G12-440 (4-19) Brochure,

Pleasure Craft, Marine

Generator Parts Catalog TP-6775

Specification Sheet G2-147

Generator Operation Manual TP-6772

G12-541 (6-21) Single Page Brochure Marine 2021

Enclosure Drawing ADV-7943

Dimensional Drawing ADV-7941


Additional Info
Weight490 lbs
Dimensions30.71 × 20.79 × 22.01 in


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