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Tecumseh will not idle


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10-10-07, 01:26 PM   #1  
Tecumseh will not idle

Have a John Deere 826 Snowblower with a 8HP Tecumseh engine. The throttle cable will move but the engine only stays at full throttle and will not idle. Any suggestions?

 
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10-10-07, 03:56 PM   #2  
Inspect the throttle cable from the lever to the carb.Most cable assy's now come with a plastic outter housing.I'll bet that it's broken somewhere and can't be held still and that's why it doesn't effact the throttle on the carb.

 
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