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Should I replace the cable that connects from the safety bar cable to the motor?

My Snapper self propelled walk behind Briggs & Stratton motor will start but, is low on power even when I have the throttle on high. When I pull on the the cable that attaches from the safety bar to the motor it gets more power then will cut off. It seems to be stretched out. Should I replace the cable that connects from the safety bar to the motor?

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You should tighten the cable unless it is frayed and/or broken. If it is not frayed, just tighten it. Don't overtighten it or it will keep stalling.

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