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My Husqvarna riding mower with a 15HP Kawasaki F430V engine over revs upon starting even though the throttle is in the slow position and the ignition has to be turned off to stop the engine.
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Technician: Rick, Factory Authorized Trainer replied 8 years ago
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Check the cable hook-up to the carburetor. Likely the throttle lever on the tractor isn't moving the throttle on the engine.

 

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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Throttle lever is moving cable to full off position.
Technician: Rick, Factory Authorized Trainer replied 8 years ago
Sorry. I probably wasn't clear. My question is whether the throttle butterfly is closing on the carburetor if you look down the throat of the carburetor?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Yes
Technician: Rick, Factory Authorized Trainer replied 8 years ago
That's doesn't make sense to me, since the throttle butterfly at the back of the carburetor would limit air and fuel flow. Are you sure it's the throttle and not the choke you are seeing move?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
yes
Technician: Rick, Factory Authorized Trainer replied 8 years ago

Sorry, Bill. I'm at a loss on this one. Let's see if one of the other experts can assist. Best of success.

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