How do I adjust the throttle cable on my Bob Cat

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by LawnMower, Jul 18, 2005.

  1. LawnMower

    LawnMower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 653

    The RPMs are way to low and would like to adjust the governor spring or throttle cable to get the RPMs back up to factory specs. Or at least a decent RPM. I had to move the engine around when I changed the muffler and I messed the throttle up. The engine hasn't been at full throttle in a wile. It has been progressively getting slower until I moved the engine. Now the engine is only about half throttle when the lever is all the way over to the rabbit.

    Thank you
  2. Restrorob

    Restrorob LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,029

    Is it your Kohler or the Kawasaki, There are differant type adjustments for each of these engines for high speed RPM.
    You can try this; Put the throttle control in full throttle position, Loosen the cable mount clip on the engine and pull the cable housing out as far as possible and re-tighten the clip, This will set the cable adjustment then the high speed RPM is another deal.
  3. LawnMower

    LawnMower LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 653

    thank you for your reply, ill try that. Oh, its my Kohler that has the problem. I also noticed a screw down by the muffler that I may be able to adjust the tension on the Governor spring.

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