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Scag mower loses rpm

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Jerrycrowl, Aug 21, 2007.

  1. Jerrycrowl

    Jerrycrowl LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    I need some help The mower is a 48" deck motor is a 14 Hp kohler.starts on 1 pull ,the problem i have is when you switch on the blades it loes rpm and never regains rpm.I have changed the oil,air,gas filters and a new spark plug.It doesn't smoke and seems to have good compression (it is hard to pull).Please help. Thanks Jerry:cry:
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 11,023


    Sounds like you need to check/adjust the governor, If working properly when a load is applied it should bring the RPM back up.

  3. Jerrycrowl

    Jerrycrowl LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    Thanks for heads up on GOV. WILL LET YOU KNOW HOW ME MAKE OUT
  4. Jerrycrowl

    Jerrycrowl LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    Thanks for the heads up on checking the Gov. will let you know how it comes out
    We have No Opperating manual So We Will See

    Thanks Jerry Crowl

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