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    Disconnect the negative battery

    cable and remove the air duct assembly.

  2. Disconnect the throttle cable and remove the cable support linkage.

  3. If equipped, disconnect the cruise control cable assembly.

  4. Remove the PCV valve and pipe assembly.
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  6. Disconnect the power br

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Fig. Fig. 2: Unfasten the throttle linkage cover retaining bolt ...


Fig. Fig. 3: ... and remove the cover


Fig. Fig. 4: Disconnect the throttle cable from the linkage


Fig. Fig. 5: Use a suitable prytool to pry the cable retaining clip from the cable support bracket and slide the cable out of the bracket


Fig. Fig. 6: Unfasten the retainers attaching the front cable support bracket from the upper intake manifold and the valve cover


Fig. Fig. 7: Unfasten the rear cable support bracket bolt and set the cable and bracket aside


Fig. Fig. 8: Unscrew the crankcase vent valve retainer ...


Fig. Fig. 9: ... and pull the pipe and valve assembly from the valve cover


Fig. Fig. 10: Disconnect the PCV valve hose from the valve


Fig. Fig. 11: Disconnect the spark plug wires and move them aside


Fig. Fig. 12: Disconnect the brake booster vacuum hose clamp using pliers ...


Fig. Fig. 13: ... and disconnect the hose, then set the hose assembly aside


Fig. Fig. 14: Remove the valve cover retaining bolts

Fig. Fig. 15: Lift the valve cover and move it backwards until it clears the hoses at the front of the engine, then remove the valve cover

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I need more details to answer this with one statement, but I will give you some solutions based on my experience.

Newer lawnmowers have a dead man lever which will either shut the engine off immediately or stop the blade by the use of a clutch system. If it the dead man lever, it just needs to be released. If the engine has the blade stop, then the throttle cable would control killing the engine. If the mower is really old (>20 years) then the only way is the throttle cable.

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Follow the throttle cable down to the engine, it will terminate by the carburetor. There should be a single screw where the cable attaches with a clamp that goes over the cable. Loosen this screw and you can adjust the cable forward or backward to adjust the position (ever model is different based on throttle cable and engine configuration). You can figure the direction out by pulling the lever to the slow speed/off setting and watch the motion of the cable at the carb. If the cable pulls inward then you have to move the cable assemble away from the carb. linkage. This will allow the throttle linkage to pull closed further.

If you pull the air cleaner off, you should be able to see how the throttle linkage and cable interact. There is a ground wire that connects under the linkage, which when shorted out kills the ignition system and the engine turns off. If this wire is not in place or something else is preventing the wiring from shorting out, you will not be able to kill the engine no matter how much you adjust the linkage. If the wire and switch seem to be in the correct place and the throttle linkage is working, but it still doesn't kill the engine, just short the wire out directly to a clean metal surface to verify the condition of the wire.

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It runs wide open all the time im wondering where idler arm setting is at

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