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Throttle Grip And Cable; Throttle Grip (throttle Cable) Free Play Inspection; Throttle Grip (throttle Cable) Free Play Adjustment; Throttle Cable Replacement - Kawasaki kx450f Service Manual

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3-80 FUEL SYSTEM (DFI)

Throttle Grip and Cable

If the throttle grip has excessive free play due to cable
stretch or misadjustment, there will be a delay in throttle re-
sponse. Also, the throttle valve may not open fully at full
throttle. On the other hand, if the throttle grip has no play,
the throttle will be hard to control, and the idle speed will
be erratic. Check the throttle grip play periodically in accor-
dance with the Periodic Maintenance Chart, and adjust the
play if necessary.
The throttle cable routing is shown in Cable, Wire, and
Hose Routing Section in the Appendix chapter.

Throttle Grip (Throttle Cable) Free Play Inspection

Refer to the Throttle Grip Free Play Inspection in the Pe-
riodic Maintenance chapter.
Throttle Grip (Throttle Cable) Free Play
Adjustment
Refer to the Throttle Grip Free Play Adjustment in the
Periodic Maintenance chapter.

Throttle Cable Replacement

Remove the front master cylinder (see Front Master Cylin-
der Removal in the Brakes chapter).
Slide out the dust cover [A] and cable housing dust cover
[B].
Unscrew the screws [C].
Separate the throttle cable housing [D].
Free the tips [A] from the grip [B].
Remove:
Throttle Body Assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal)
Bolts [A]
Throttle pulley Cover [B]

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