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Throttle cable is stretched, will an Echo part repair this problem?

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Before you order a new cable, see if you can make an adjustment to deal with the slack. There is usually a way to compensate for gradual stretch of cables. There may be a metal bushing that is tightened onto the cable with a screw - if so, loosen the screw, pull more cable through, then tighten. Or there may be a threaded rod the cable runs through, and you can loosen the nuts on the rod to move it, then retighten.

If not, remove the cable and take it to a yard equipment store so you can compare it directly with a new part. Good luck! Please rate this if you find it helpful, thanks.

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