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Sounds like the governor is not adjusted right or is broken internally. With the engine off make sure the throttle in the carburetor is full speed and unloosen the bolt that holds the governor arm on the shaft and make sure the shaft is turned the same way the carburetor linkage moves to full speed and tighten the bolt.

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