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Question by  dogloverlady2 (14)

How do you replace a governor gear on a Briggs & Stratton engine?


Answer by  dee73 (1062)

Carefully remove the springs and linkage, try not to bend or stretch them permanently. Now you are ready to take the governor gear off and replace with new one.


Answer by  nicholas34 (606)

first i would suggest going to and typing in your question to find a step by step guide with pictures to go along with it, use this site to find out what exact part you will need because chances are the gear got destroyed when it was broken and its all torn up


Answer by  ramnath (58)

Twist the springs and linkages carefully that they are not permanently bent or stretched then just remove the governor gear then replace it by another.


Answer by  mb (5482)

You will have to disassemble half the engine but once you do the govenor gear is the largest gear off the flywheel. Best to leave this to the experts.


Answer by  hems (160)

First be careful to remove the gear from its linkage without and Bend or any break.Then you replace with new one. Be Careful to do this.

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