17hp kaw no high end throttle

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Mr Dane, Apr 12, 2005.

  1. Mr Dane

    Mr Dane LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    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
  2. riches139

    riches139 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 369

    Bad fuel filters or pumps?

    Check to see if your fuel is bad or contaminated.
  3. spence0064

    spence0064 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    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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