Throttle Grip and Cables
Throttle Grip Free Play Inspection
•Check the throttle grip free play [A].
•If the free play is incorrect, adjust the throttle cable.
Throttle Grip Free Play
2 - 3 mm (0.08 - 0.12 in.)
•Check that the throttle grip moves smoothly from full open
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.
Throttle Cable Lubrication and Inspection
•Whenever the cables are removed, or in accordance with
the Periodic Maintenance Chart, lubricate the throttle ca-
bles (see General Lubrication in the Appendix chapter).
OApply a thin coating of grease to the cable upper ends.
OUse a commercially available pressure cable lubricator to
lubricate the cables.
OWith the cable disconnected at both ends, the cable
should move freely in the cable housing.
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