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I have a older areins snowblower with a tecumshen engine and the screw that holds the lever to the linkage oh the block came off hold do you readjust the governor with the trollte wipe opne should the governor be wide open

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Whithout the engine running the gov should be trying to full throtle. when started this should tell the carb to supply or restrict fuel/air to compensate for load or the lack of. but to answer your question....yes the gov should be wide open, unrunning.

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Butch if carb was good and clean and linkages were re installed properly including governor, it is possible the throttle tab/lever (what linkage hooks to) is loose on the shaft that opens the throttle butter fly. Check the attached links,instruction and guides, Good luck
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so you only have idle speed ?
it must start hard
there is a governor but not normal to go out of adjustment
check carb linkage and springs
does your thottle lever move anything when you move it ( as far as throttle plate or any linkage?

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  1. Stop engine.
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  1. Depress and hold down readjust tab, move slider through fitting, away from lever assembly, until slider stops against fitting.
  1. Release readjust tab, then open throttle lever to its full throttle position to automatically adjust cable.
  1. Release throttle lever and check cable for sticking or binding. The cable may appear to function properly with engine stopped and cold. Recheck cable with engine at normal operating temperature.
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on the side of the carbs you will find the throttle linkage and on one of them there should be a screw that touches the linkage and this is where you screw in or out to adjust the tickover ! get engine running and see the linkage move and then hold the revs at 1000 rpm with your remote control box then adjust the screw so it just touches the linkage , pull back the remote lever to neuteral position and the revs should stay at 1000 rpm , then turn screw back so the rpm is at 800 rpm and the engine should then rev up and down and return to 800 rpm ! always run engine with water turned on at the hose flush attachment or in a tub of water or lake etc ! P...

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One possible cause for this problem is debris,sticking,or frozen linkage between the governor and the throttle butterfly. Depending on the make and model of your engine it will either be a mechanical governor that has a arm that goes down into the case or a air vane governor that is behind the recoil shroud of the engine. Move all the linkage that connects between the governor and throttle and speed lever to make sure it doesn't bind or sticks. If it does pray a little silicone or wd 40 spray on it to help reduce friction. Also on air vane governors they can become stuck from debris that inhibits it from moving make sure there is nothing in the way of the governor. If all of the linkage is working properly and you still have the issue try adjusting the the fuel mix screws and the high rev. settings on the throttle lever (if equip.).

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I have a 1978 Olds Cutlass just replaced the fuel pump and it will fire up but will not stay started. It was running for a day but would stall when I stopped. It would not stall if the car was in neutral....


You can adjust the carburetor with a straight blade screwdriver.Remove the air cleaner and have someone push the gas pedal,you'll see a lever connected to the carb moving back and forth,this is the accelerator linkage.While looking straight at the linkage you'll see a screw between the linkage and the carb.Using the straight blade screw driver turn clockwise a quarter turn.Replace the air cleaner and start the engine.The RPMs should be higher, now hold the brake pedal and put it in gear.Stays running,your good to go,otherwise give her another quarter turn.Now this is a "get-by"solution,you need to give some attention to your engine by giving it a tune up!That means changing:distributor cap&rotor,spark plugs&wires,carburetor rebuild,oil change and lube.Oh yeah,tighten down the four 1/2" bolts holding down the carburetor too!You could have a vacuum leak under the carb or even a vacuum line disconnected.This will also cause the low idle speed!Good luck!

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First check the oil and make sure that ti is full. Then remove the spark plug wire and spark plug, then take the recoil cover off and with a socket to fit the flywheel bolt and a breaker bar, try to rotate the engine by hand. Also while you are trying to rotate the engine have someone take and spray some penetrating fluid like seafoam (you can get seafoam from some auto parts stores) don't spray to much, just enough to coat the cylinder wall, and a wooden dowel that just fits in the spark plug hole and log enough to hold onto while inside the head tap on the dowel with a hammer to try to free it up. If it frees up spray a little more seafoam into the cylinder then put the recoil cover back on and pull it over a few times to lube the cylinder wall. If it does not turn the I recommend bringing it to a reputable repair shop. They may be able to free it up or if it is real bad they may be able to help you get a used or new motor for it. Hope it works for you.

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Faulty shift/ignition control?


Todd, Over time, shift linkages and cables tend to stretch or develop some "slack" in the system which can cause this type of problem. I would suggest readjusting the linkage and see if that takes care of the problem.
1) On level ground, block the wheels to prevent rolling.
2) Place the shift lever in neutral.
3) Loosen fastener at transmission select lever and allow linkage to relax or find center.
4) Turn key to start position to verify transmission is in neutral, engine should roll over, no need to start engine. Shut engine off if started.
5)Center linkage at transmission select lever and tighten fastener.
6) Recheck Park position, readjust if necessary.
Good luck, let me know how it goes.
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I've never been a big fan of the 180 OH family of engines in these things, but here goes.
1 - If the engine will stay running while it surges, close the choke a little at a time and see if it settles down. If it does, there is something amiss in the carb. The carbs on these engines are very picky about tiny bits of dirt. The good news is that they are fairly simple to take apart and clean, the bad news is that lots of the parts are plastic and break easily. At least they aren't too expensive.

2 - I've seen 2 ways to adjust the governed speed on these engines; a spring that connects to the governor arm at one end and a tab bent up from the sheet metal that mounts on top of the engine at the other - bend the tab so the spring is tighter to speed the engine up, and (b) a jam nut and screw mechanism that presses against a lever that pulls on a spring that connects to the governor arm - screw the screw in tighter to raise the engine speed.
Note that in either case the mechanism adjusts the tension in a spring that pulls against the governor arm, this is helpful in finding out where to make the adjustment.
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If nothing you can do with the choke makes the surge go away, you might have a misadjusted governor. The Tecumseh service manual has a great procedure for making this adjustment, essentially what you do is loosen the retaining nut on the governor arm, twist the governor shaft to its minimum speed position, then hold the throttle assembly at the idle stop and tighten the governor arm jam nut. Always keep a finger near the kill switch when running the engine the first time after this procedure, it's easy to mess up and have a runaway engine.

Please rank me if this was helpful,
Carl

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