To adjust a Briggs & Stratton governor, a person must adjust the static setting. This reduces the amount of play that in the governor.
To adjust the governor, a wrench and a clamp tool is required.
Step 1: Loosen the clamp
Loosen the clamp bolt located on the governor crank until it moves easily.
Step 2: Move throttle linkage
Move the plate surrounding the throttle linkage it is open. To ensure it is open completely, place the position lever against the idle speed screw.
Step 3: Turn the governor shaft
After opening the plate completely, take a wrench and turn the governor shaft in the direction of the governor arm.
Step 4: Tighten the clamp bolt
Take the linkage and the governor crank and hold them in place. Tighten the governor arm's clamp bolt and move the linkage manually to ensure it is in the right position.Learn More
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