Small Engines (Lawn Mowers, etc.)/honda HS35 snow thrower


I have a honda snow thrower model hs 35, it surges I have cleaned the carb good but have a question as to the little spring that goes from the governor to the carb, it follows the connecting rod from the governor to the carb, where does the spring attach to the carb, right now it is attached to the same point as the governor connecting rod, thus not stopping the engine from surging.  Thanks, Rick

There should be 2 springs.  The governor spring, on the bottom of the arm near the screw/bolt.

The second spring connects to the top of the arm and then goes in the same hole as the carburetor linkage.

Did you blow compressed from an air compressor through all the carburetor orifices?


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Eric A. Jones


Lawnmower Repair . Certified Master Service Technician from B&S. Have 23 years experience on B&S, Lawn Chief, Weed Eater, Echo, Peerless, Wheel Horse, Snapper, Atlas, MTD, McCulloch, Homelite and many other numerous brands. Specialize in electrical repair.


Born and raised in the midwest. Started tinkering with engines when I was about 14 on my Suzuki RM-80. I began lawn mower repair at a small hardware store. I knew absolutely nothing. I read lots of repair manuals and met an older fellow who taught me many lessons. I continued working on small engines through high school and paid my way through college working on mowers at the same hardware store. Decided to get away from the midwest and mower repair so I joined the Air Force. I repaired air traffic control electronic equipment and ended up in Hawaii where I got a part time job at Small Engine Clinic. I gained a lot of experience from the Small Engine Clinic and had a blast repairing small engines. I then took the Briggs and Stratton Master Service Technician test and earned my MST. I then traveled to Wisconsin where I attended the factory update training seminar and received formal training. Continued working on mowers part time as I completed 20 years of military. Retired from the military on a Friday and continued in the lawn and garden industry the next Monday.

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