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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 Simplicity riding Mower with a Kohler Command 460

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I have a Simplicity riding Mower with a Kohler Command 460 engine. The engine starts but revs full blast. Neither the throttle nor load appears to slow it down. How can I fix this?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Small Engine
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

First check the carburetor throttle shaft and the throttle flap in the carburetor. The flap can be off the shaft, or the shaft can be broken. If throttle checks out, see if you can control the speed by holding the throttle manually. And feel th governor linkage, governor should have a feel. push/pull to it. if not, the inner governor is broken.