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Powermate model PM535000 is changing engine speed when load

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powermate coleman model PM535000 is changing engine speed when load is removed and 110V is increasing to 160V. What is the most likely reason for the voltage increase?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Hank F. replied 1 year ago.

The most likely cause of that is that the carburetor has gone bad, and someone has been tampering with the governor to try and compensate for it.