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John Deere JX85

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by lawn6@bigpond, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. lawn6@bigpond

    lawn6@bigpond LawnSite Member
    Posts: 61

    Hi There,
    I've got John Deere JX 85 with the 6Hp Kawaskai engine that seems low in reves copeared to the older 5Hp that I had for sometime . How can I open it up more & what is the max RPM. :help:
  2. Mowingman

    Mowingman LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 4,662

    Look down where the throttle cable hooks to the linkage on the carb. There is a metal tab that acts as a stop for throttle. all you have to do is bend this metal tab a little and it will increase the RPM's of the engine by allowing the throttle to move further. This is basically your governor.

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