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Prestige throttle creep.

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Bruker

I have an early model Prestige that doesn't want to keep the throttle position. I can put it at full throttle but it starts to work it's way back down almost immediately. The lever mechanism shares the same housing as the choke and it looks to be sealed. Has anyone here had the same issue and how did you fix it?

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rokon2813

Since it already needs replacement, you wouldn't be out anything experimenting.

I've heard of on other units, take a pair of pliers and squeeze the cable near the carb, trying to "pinch" the cable housing so the cable slides harder. Too little and it won't help, too much and the cable won't move at all.

Might get you by till you can get a new one.

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Talntedmrgreen

Dans right...the drift can be remedied. I did this and it worked, but I was doing it before wvery mowing after a short time, and then the assembly and cable bwgin to fatigue. Try it for a summer!

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Bruker

UPDATE: I just took apart the original throttle/choke assembly and there were no notches. I guess it just relied on friction to keep the throttle and choke in place. I took a small round file like you would used to sharpen chainsaw chains and filed a few notches at wide open and half throttle. It works like a charm now!

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