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Old 04-12-2005, 07:09 PM
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17hp kaw no high end throttle

can anyone help i have 2 17hp kaws that have the same problem i can't get any more than about 2200 rpms out of them check and adjusted throttle cable check and cleaned carb adjusted chock anymore ideas thanks
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Old 04-12-2005, 09:23 PM
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Bad fuel filters or pumps?

Check to see if your fuel is bad or contaminated.
Cub M60 Tank
Wright Stander 36" RH
Cub G1336 WB w/sulky
Cub 21"
Lawnboy 21"
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Old 04-20-2005, 11:33 PM
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I believe the bracket that holds the governor and throttle cables has an adjustment bolt on the right side of the bracket. Loosen both bolts and push bracket down. This should increase your max rpm
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