3-92 FUEL SYSTEM (DFI)
Throttle Grip and Cables
Throttle Grip Free Play Inspection
Refer to Throttle Control System Check in the Periodic
Throttle Grip Free Play Adjustment
Loosen the locknuts [A] and screw the adjusters [B] all the
way in so as to give the throttle grip plenty of play.
Turn out the adjuster of the decelerator cable [C] until
there is no play.
Tighten the locknut against the adjuster.
Turn the adjuster of the accelerator cable [D] until the
proper amount of throttle grip free play is obtained and
tighten the locknut against the adjuster.
Operation with incorrectly routed or improperly ad-
justed cables could result in an unsafe riding con-
Choke Knob Operation
Do not use the choke knob except when the engine has
a starting difficulty, like in cold weather (10°C or below) or
at high altitude. The DFI system has an automatic choke
system, using ISC valves, a water temperature sensor,
and an atmospheric pressure sensor, which provide start
Pull the choke knob [A] fully when using. The choke
lever [B] doesn't work with the choke knob halfway.
When flooded, do not crank the engine with the throt-
tle fully opened like a carburetor. This promotes engine
flooding because more fuel is supplied automatically by
the DFI system.
Choke Cable Free Play Inspection
Choke cable free play cannot be adjusted.
Check that the choke inner cable slides smoothly by
pulling and pushing the choke knob lightly.
If there is any irregularity, or the choke lever doesn't work
when the choke knob is pulled fully, replace the choke
See Throttle Assy section in this chapter for removal/in-
stallation of the throttle cables and choke cable.
Cable Lubrication and Inspection
Whenever the choke cable or the throttle cables are re-
moved or in accordance with the Periodic Maintenance
Chart, lubricate the these cables. Refer to General Lubri-
cation in the Periodic Maintenance Chapter.
Use a commercially available pressure cable lubricator to
lubricate these cables.
With the cable disconnected at both ends, the cable
should move freely in the cable housing.