Lesson 3/Learning Event 1
FIGURE 16. CARBURETOR ADJUSTMENT.
The gasoline engine has a governor to control engine speed. The governor is a mechanical device
used to increase or decrease engine speed by increasing or decreasing spring tension to overcome
governor flyweights. To adjust the governor, refer to figure 17.
Remove the front throttle housing cover and gasket.
Open the clevis and disconnect it from the throttle lever.
Hold the throttle 1/16 of an inch from the open position.
Step 4. Loosen the locknut below the clevis and screw the clevis up or down until the clevis
pin aligns with the hole in the throttle lever.
Connect the clevis to the throttle lever and tighten the locknut.
Install the gasket and front throttle housing cover.