Jeff’s Little Engine Service gives a brief tutorial on how to fix an over revving lawnmower. A Honda Lawnmower’s GOVERNOR ADJUSTMENT. How to repair a Honda Lawn mower that revs up too much, too many RPMs. Govenor , Govener adjustment procedure
①. Loosen the governor arm nut on the governor arm.
②. Push the governor arm toward the opposite side from the carburetor, and open the
carburetor throttle valve fully.
③. Holding the carburetor throttle valve fully open, turn the governor arm shaft clockwise fully,
and tighten the governor arm nut to the specified torque.
TORQUE: 10 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 7 lbf·ft)
④. Check to see whether the governor arm and the carburetor throttle valve operate smoothly.
⑤. Start the engine and warm it up to the normal operating temperature. Move the control
lever to the maximum engine speed position, and check the maximum engine speed.
Maximum speed (no load):
2,900 – 3,000 min-1 (rpm) (European model, with flywheel brake)
3,100 ± 150 min-1 (rpm) (Except for European model)
⑥. Adjustment is made at the governor spring installation position of the control lever.
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