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I can not find a reason why the engine runs wide open and will not idle down. The cable is good and works and if manualy done the unit will idle. Where can i find a parts breakdown?

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Its obvious that your throttle cable must be bad if you can make throttle work by manually opening and closing it. check here for parts www.rcpw.com/search/ariens_search.htm

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