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Throttle Grip And Cable; Throttle Grip Free Play Inspection; Throttle Cable Adjustment; Throttle Cable Install Ation Notes - Kawasaki KX125 1990 Service Manual

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2-6 FUEL SYSTEM
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Throttle Grip and Cable
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If the throttle
grip
has
excessive
free play due to
cable stretch or misadjustment,
there will be a delay
in
throttle
response.
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
accordance with the Periodic
Maintenance
Chart.
and adjust the
play
if
necessary.
The throttle cable routing is shown in
Cable Rout·
ing in the General Information
chapter.
Throttle Grip Free Play Inspection
-
Check
throttle grip free
play
by lightly turning
the
throttle grip back and forth
.
A.
Throttle Grip
B.
Throttle
Grip
Free Play
Throttle Grip
Free Play
2
-
3
mm
*
If
the
throttle
grip
free
play
is improper,
adjust the
throttle
cable.
Throttle Cable
Adjustment
-loosen the locknut at the
upper
end
of
t he throttle
cable.
A.
Adjuster
C.
Throttle Grip
Free Play
B.
l ocknut
-Turn the adjuster
until
the proper amount
of
throttle
grip
free
play is
obtained.
-
Tighten the locknut.
*
If the throttle
grip free
play
cannot be
adjusted
with the adjuster at the upper end of the throttle
cable
use
the cable
adjuster at the
carburetor.
oPull
the
boot
off of the
carbu
retor
top.
Make the
necessary free
play
adjustment at the
lower
cable
adjuster, tighten the
locknut.
and install the boot
A.
l
ocknut
B.
Adjuster
-
Turn the
handlebar
from
side
to
side whi
le
idling the
engine.
If
idle speed
varies,
the throttle
cable
may
be
poorly
routed
or
it may be
damaged.
AWARNING
Operation with
an Improperty
adjusted.
incorrectly
routed.
or
damaged cable could result In an unsafe
riding
condltkm.
Throttle
Cable
Installation Notes
-Install the
throttle
cable
in
accordance with the
Cable Routing
section
in the General Information
chapter.
-
After the
installation,
adjust the
cable
properly.
AWARNING
Operation with an Incon'ectty
routed
or Improperly
adjusted cable could result In an unsafe riding
con-
dition.

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