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  1. John Deere
    Hello all, new to the fourm so trying to figure all the controls out still. But anyho I have a 79 John Deere 317, for a while it wasn't running, I went through the carb, changed the oil and checked a few other things and got it running again, but ever since then I've had problems with the...
  2. John Deere Forum
    Hi My JD318 1989 lawn tractor seems to have limited or sporadic control over the engine speed. It varies without me touching the rabbit/turtle. Particularly surges. When I mentioned this to the dealer when buying deck parts he said that’s not good... I would love to save it as it’s a...
  3. John Deere Forum
    I was hoping someone could point me in the right direction on what the correct engine speed under load should be. I recently finished an overhaul on the 590V (900 hrs), new rings, metal cam gear, oil/water pump gear, governor, gaskets, etc and have put the deck and powerflow back on. I followed...
  4. Cub Cadet Forum
    My Cub Cadet 2155 won't idle. I replaced the carb, fuel pump, spark plug, and ignition coil. Also check the fuel lines and filter. It seems to be a problem with the governor or linkage. When I turn the throttle all the way down, even when the engine off, I would expect the governor to allow...
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