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Have a tecumseh pressure washer, it runs with ether but not

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have a tecumseh pressure washer , it runs with ether but not by self ? took apart and found the throttle lever does not connect to anything ? must of rattled off ?
JA: What's the make and model of the pressure washer? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Tecumseh lev100
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes looks like a spring connect to throttle ?
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No just need a diagram of linkage ?
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

Hi my name is ***** ***** welcome to Just Answer. Let me see if I can help you

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

This shold be your linkage set up right

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
that looks like the set-up but your missing the control lever ? that's the problem , what does it hook to ??STOP_Idle__run range---Fast/start
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I ment control lever not throttle , throttle is hooked up correcttly
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
whats the phone number John ?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
How do I get a response from you guys ?? I can call if you give me a phone number ? thanks andyp
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I need more info and what is service offer ?
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

Just answer charges more for phone calls , so ir has the control mounted over the carb right ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
over top of carb
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
It has to hook somehow to carb , but mine doesn't , must have rattled the connection apart ? My servise manual does not show how it hooks up?
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

Ok does it have the red piece you move by hand ? Or does a throttle cable go to it ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
red lever
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
its marked on bottom of air cleaner , stop. run' fast
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.
It doesn't , what happens is the rod goes from the govenor arm to the carb , then a spring gwith a rod goes from the govenor arm to the the actual part that bolts on to the carburetor
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
but my control arm connects to nothing {the red lever]
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
how does it connect to carb ?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
no thanks I just gave you $18
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Don't you guys have drawing of set-up ?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
lever should be hooked up some.how to stop , chock, run ????
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

That's what I'm going through is service manuals for a good diagram , look at this one

Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

The rod goes to the carb , the spring and rod go to the lever that's bolted to the carburetor

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ill get back to you on that , but drawing think helped me out .
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

Ok did the last pic I sent show you how it goes ?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
close but no cigar , the spring that connects to throttle lver connect to a post and my lever doesn't have that long extension ? try another drawing . model lev###-##-####
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
it doesn't have high and low speed adjust screws .
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

Can you post some pictures of yours?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I can send them by my phone Text . don't no how to download to computer ? give me a number and ill text them to you ?
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
your on the right track , but need a different drawing ?
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
you should get pics ,
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.
Ok got your pics , that is just a engine kill , it controls none of the govenor speed etc . If the engine is only starting on ether how long has it been since it last ran
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

Hi just wondering if you had a chance to check the carburetor out

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Didn't get back to cleaning carb , not till Wednesday , been too busy ! Get back then !
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.
Ok sounds good
Expert:  Briggs-Fan replied 3 months ago.

Hi just seeing how you made outwith cleaning the carburetor