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LB International Throttle Control


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Old 01-27-2005, 11:04:20 PM
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Question LB International Throttle Control

Got an LB that when I move the throttle control lever nothing happens. Was running away when I first got it but, after tinkering with the throttle shaft linkage I got it slowed down. Now it only runs a one speed, throttle lever has no effect. My first post on Smokstak, appreciate any help.
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Default Re: LB International Throttle Control

Fred if the head was taken off the throttle rod may have been turned.and the govenor spring may be pulling the throttle open instead of closed. I had the same problem on mine. I had to take off the plate to get into the crankcase and reverse the spring. Hope this may help. Dick in coldddd central Pa.
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Default Re: LB International Throttle Control

Dick, I believe the throttle shaft inside the crankcase was reversed when I bought the engine but I think I fixed that since the engine does not try to run wild when started now. Runs at a moderate speed but the external throttle adjustment lever has no effect on speed. I have not been able to load the engine since is has some water leaks and I had rather not run it for very long until I get those fixed. Thanks!
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