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Stander stuck at full throttle

Discussion in 'Wright Manufacturing, Inc. (Archived)' started by Brizjuan10, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. Brizjuan10

    Brizjuan10 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    I have a Wright Stander with an 18HP Kawasaki engine and it is stuck on full throttle. Whether the lever is all the way down or all the way up. Is the throttle cable just stretched? I have cleaned the carb and air filter...Put in brand new gas... Is there anything i should be pin pointing?
     
  2. punt66

    punt66 LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 8,538

    did you look at the carb to see if the throttle is moving when you move the lever?
     
  3. WJC

    WJC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 364

    I agree, look at the throttle plate below the carb to see if anything moves when you move the throttle. If nothing moves then youre cable could be broke. If it does move then you're governor might not be working.
     
  4. UfoPilot

    UfoPilot LawnSite Member
    Posts: 105

    Could be the little clip on the end of the cable came loose.
     
  5. WrightCommercial

    WrightCommercial Inactive
    Posts: 526

    Brizjuan10,

    Check to make sure both ends of the throttle cable are intact, we have seen some ends on the cables snap. Make sure the hold for the throttle cable at the throttle plate is tight, if loose it will allow the cable sleeve to move instead of the cable. And like above verify that the throttle lever is moving when the cable is moved.

    Best Regards
    Wright Mfg.
     
  6. Brizjuan10

    Brizjuan10 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    The throttle plate does move when you put the lever up or down... However nothing happens. Both ends seem to be intact. Please explain the possible governor issue....
     
  7. WJC

    WJC LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 364

    When the engine is not running the carb butterfly is springloaded to full throttle. Once the engine starts the governor pulls the butterfly back to whatever throttle setting has been selected.
     
  8. Brizjuan10

    Brizjuan10 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 3

    I am glad you told me that because I didnt know it remained wide open when the engine was off.... I tinkered with it a little before by cleaning the fuel system... It seems to have a little response to moving the lever... im gonna take another look at it tomorrow and mess with the idle screw again to see if I can idle it down.. Thanks all for everything so far...
     

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