If dirt or dust is allowed to pass
through into the fuel injection
system, the throttle may stick or
become inoperable resulting in a
hazardous operating condition.
If dirt gets through into the en-
gine, excessive engine wear and
possibly engine damage will oc-
Element installation is performed in
the reverse order of removal.
MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
Throttle Control System
Check the throttle grip play in ac-
cordance with the Periodic Mainte-
nance Chart, and adjust it if necessary.
Adjustment should be done by an
authorized Kawasaki dealer.
Throttle Grip -
The throttle grip controls the butterfly
valves in the throttle body. If the throt-
tle grip has excessive play due to ei-
ther cable stretch or maladjustment, it
will cause a delay in throttle response,
especially at low engine speed. 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 idle speed will