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S 16,5 will not idle down, even with throttle plate fully

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b&s 16,5 will not idle down, even with throttle plate fully closed
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Frank replied 2 years ago.
Are the rpms crazy high? There is a certain model briggs and stratton where the slinger/governor falls apart internally in the engine, causing high rpms with no throttle control at all.. Would be a recall/manufacturer warranty fix.
Also what's the model number of the unit? That model number looks like a partial engine model number.
Can you send a picture of the unit? That might help me see the problem.