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Throttle Grip And Cables; Throttle Grip Free Play Inspection; Throttle Grip Free Play; Adjustment - Kawasaki ZR-7S Service Manual

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Throttle Grip and Cables
Throttle Grip Free Play Inspection
. Check that the throttle grip moves smoothly from fullopen
to close, and the throttle closes quickly and completely in
all steering positions by the return spring.
*If the throttle grip does not return properly, check the throt-
tle cable routing, grip free play, and cable damage. Then
lubricate the throttle cable.
Run the engine at the idle speed, and turn the handlebar
all the way to the right and left to ensure that the idle speed
does not change.
*If the idle speed increase, check the throttle cable free
play and the cable routing.
the free play [A] of the throttle grip.
Throttle Grip Free Play
3 mm (0.08- 0.12 in.)
*If the free play is incorrect, adjust the throttle
Throttle Grip Free Play Adjustment
. Loosen the locknut [A].
Turn the adjuster [8] until the proper amount of throttle
grip free play is obtained.
Tighten the locknut securely against the adjuster.
* If the free play cannot be adjusted with the upper adjuster,
use the adjusters at the center of the cables.
Loosen the locknut, and screw the adjuster near the upper
end of the accelerator cable all the way in.
Tighten the locknut securely.
Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal).
Loosen the locknuts at the center of the acceleration ca-
Screw both throttle cable adjuster to give the throttle grip
plenty of play.
With the throttle grip completely closed, turn out the de-
celerator cable adjuster [A] until the inner cable just be-
comes tight.
Tighten the decelerator cable locknut [8] securely.
Turn the accelerator cable adjuster [A] until the correct
throttle grip free play is obtained.
Tighten the accelerator cable locknut [8] securely.
* If the proper amount of free play can not be obtained in
the adjustable range of the adjuster, use the adjuster at
the upper end of the accelerator cable


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