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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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Model 28000 engine throttle will not respond to control

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Model 28000 engine throttle will not respond to control cable movement. Throttle is
stuck at running wide open. This started in the middle of a mowing session. How do I fix?
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

You are on the right track, fist thing to check is the carburetor throttle shaft and the butterfly in the carburetor. I have seen them broken or screws fall out!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

Can you control speed manually at the carburetor? If you can, check the governor link. See if it has push/pull feel when you throttle engine manually. If no movement or feel from the governor linkage, the internal governor parts are broken!

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