23 hp kawaski govenor problem

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by scheerbunch, Oct 9, 2007.

  1. scheerbunch

    scheerbunch LawnSite Member
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    I have a Exmark lazer hp with 23 hp kawaski. It was running fine until I tried to replace the oil seal around the govenoers shaft. I can not get the govenor to work properly know. Can someone help
     
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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    Make sure your adjusting the governor properly;


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  3. scheerbunch

    scheerbunch LawnSite Member
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    I tried this and it didn't work. it revied very high. I'm thinking I have the spring that attaches to the govenor lever on wrong or something.
     
  4. scheerbunch

    scheerbunch LawnSite Member
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    The model number for this motor is fh680va. I thought this might help. when i try the procedure that you sent , it runs wide open. Please help I need to cut tomorrow.
     
  5. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
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    OK, I posted the wrong picture but the adjustment procedure is the same on your engine.

    If the governor is adjusted properly,
    THIS is what you need to adjust;


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