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Great Dane Question

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Primecut, Jul 12, 2005.

  1. Primecut

    Primecut LawnSite Member
    Messages: 61

    I have a 2004 48" floating deck Great Dane. I recently had to take it in for service and got a full tune up. That was about two weeks ago. One I got it back, it was way faster than it was before. :D Now it seems like it has returned to its slower speed. :sleeping: What causes this? Is there a way to make an adjustment to keep the speed up. Thanks for any replies.
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    Post your engine model and spec. numbers so I can see what you got there.
  3. khouse

    khouse LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,465

    maybe our throttle cable is loose keeping it from full throttle. i don't think the governor would need adjustment so soon. maybe need some more info. you could ask the service tech what he did to raise the rpm's
  4. Primecut

    Primecut LawnSite Member
    Messages: 61

    Thanks for the replies guys. The engine is a 17 hp kawasaki. The engine sounds like it is running the same, just doesn't seem to move as fast. Thanks again.
  5. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    I was headed towards a RPM problem,But if the engine sounds the same I won't be of any help for I'm not familiar with the Great Dane line.
    I believe I'd call the dealer that done the tune and service and ask them this question.

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