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Pearson Throttle Cable Sticking

Help everyone...
I have a 1987 Pearson 28-2 with a Yanmar 2GM20F. I could use your ideas on a problem that I am having with my throttle cable. The throttle has always been pretty stiff to operate but now it is practically impossible to move forward. The only thing that has changed is that I added a pedestal guard which has 1/4 inch high bracket under the compass on the Edson pedestal (334 I think). That would have raised the throttle handle by that 1/4 inch...so I suppose that could have been a problem.

I also thought that the bolt holding the governor arm might be too tight but I
don't know if that is even a possibility and I would know why it would all of a
sudden tighten on itself.

What else should I look for and how can I adjust the cable if that is in fact
the issue. Am I missing something here?

Thanks in advance for all your ideas and wisdom....
David
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