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04-23-08, 06:02 PM   #1  
mower power

I own a a murray 3 in 1 mower,20" quantum5.0 model.only a couple years old.

it doesn't have a trottle, but it seems like it always has run slower than any power i have had that i could adjust the engine speed.
Is there anything i can do to speed it up.

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04-23-08, 07:38 PM   #2  
Post the engine Model, type and Code numbers usually on the engine shroud just above the spark plug and someone will help you. Have a good one. Geo

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04-23-08, 10:35 PM   #3  
Take a look at the throttle linkage going to the throttle shaft on the carb. On this linkage should be a spring hokked into a loop. Follow this spring to it's end, where it will be attatched to a tab of metal with a hole in it. Bend this tab in a manner that puts more tension on the spring to speed up the engine.

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