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Ferris/ 23 Kawi Running Rough

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by leevubehind, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. leevubehind

    leevubehind LawnSite Member
    Messages: 35

    Just last week My Ferris w/23hp Kawi Started running rough it surges up & down I can see the govenor arm moving up & down rpms are fluctuating bad it does at idle higher rpms & w/blades engaged, plugs look good air filter is clean. Any Ideas?
  2. springover

    springover LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    fuel filter or loose wire on the ignition switch
  3. mattfromNY

    mattfromNY LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Central NY
    Messages: 1,582

    Crap in the jets. Pull the carb and clean the jets. My 13 Horse did the same thing last week, was amazed at how much crap could get into the jets. Runs like new, now. If you pull the carb completely, just be careful to not rip the gaskets, some of the ferris mowers run 2 carb gaskets.

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