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The diesel engine governors that I am familiar with mechanically limit the engine RPM to a preset level by reducing the throttle setting. If you are getting full revs. in neutral but not under load, I doubt that the governor is your problem. I am sure that you will get more specific help here from others with the possible causes of your low revs.
Best of luck,
Do you have the 78hp Volvo with a governor ? Can you tell me how the governor works--and what might upset it ?
Alas....in neutral the revs do what they oughta do.
I will have to risk trying the local Volvo agent.
Incidentally, to anyone who has had Volvo work done near Athens, does Mantalas Kyriakos have a decent reputation ? Anyone else ?
Pen Azen, SM 302, Athens, Greece
Will the engine run at 2800 rpm unloaded (in netural)?
If NOT, the answer is not fuel starvation (because that would take very little fuel) but a possible problem with the injection pump or speed governor.
If YES, then... I am not sure...
Somewhere around Eleuthera, Bahamas