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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 have a toro lawn mower and I would like to increase the RPM

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I have a toro lawn mower and I would like to increase the RPM slightly. How can I do that ? It has a Toro TXP 159 cc OHV Engine. The mower is a 2015 Toro Super recycler
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Customer: The engine seems to be running at a lower RPM than when I first got the mower and doesn't seem to cut as well.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Is throttle cable moving the throttle lever full travel? If it is, then all you need to do is add tension to the governor spring. The more tension on the spring the faster engine rpm will be. The spring bracket can be bent to add the tension, go in small increments!
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.
Did you see my response?