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I have a Tecumseh OHSK130 engine on my snow blower. While…

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Hi. I have a Tecumseh OHSK130 engine on my snow blower. While snow blowing yesterday the engine speed would not go high enough to blow the snow. I checked all the external linkage and it all looked fine. You can increase the speed of the engine by moving the linkage with your finger. is this a indication that there is a internal governor problem

Mechanic's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old the engine is? And has it done anything like this in the past?

I believe it is a 2003. I haven't had any problem before

Mechanic's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

The engine starts and runs fine. Just doesen't rev under load

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
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If you can rev the engine manually with your hand, this is a good sign. This means the internal parts are working properly, but something on the outside is not . Normally this issue is caused by a partially clogged carb jet on the high side. you can remove the carb and clean it internally and this normally fixes the issue. When you move the throttle lever, does everything move as it normally does

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if the throttle is moving the adjustments as it should, I would start by cleaning the carb with cleaner if it were in my shop and feel confident it would fix the issue

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