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Curtis B.
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Category: Small Engine
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Experience:  have worked on and around most engine models for 35 yrs./Polaris ATV expert
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I removed carb from 17.5hp briggs and am unable to hook

Customer Question

I removed carb from 17.5hp briggs and am unable to hook throttle and choke linkage
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: two or three hours
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: I complexly cleaned carb and have hooked up governor linkage but can not find a way to hook part that looks like a big paper clip on one end with a hook on the other end
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

Welcome to JUST ANSWER small engines, let me try to help you !! I don't know it all, but maybe together we can get you a satisfactory answer!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

That s the chokelever, the paper clip end just slips through the bracket and is hit by the throttle when it goes to the choke position. Here are some pictures.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

See pictures # 5 and # 6 in the link above.

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

I see question is still open. Please use the 5 star rating to close and get me credit!

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Your answer was right on. Engine is nning perfect.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 months ago.

Please use the 5 star rating to close and get me credit!