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01-30-2016, 02:03 PM, (This post was last modified: 02-01-2016, 11:56 PM by Kimsnot.)
? Return Throttle Cable
Ok need a little help please.

A few weeks ago I noticed that Gracies return throttle cable was loose. I haven't done anything with the throttle cables or carb. When I release the throttle it returns like it should do (at this point in time not a safety concern). Once it's back to normal position it can be twisted back past that.

Any ideas what could have caused this? I use a universal thumb throttle lock on long rides but release it before twisting throttle.

Can I pull the cable snug at the carb or is that not good for the cable? I haven't pulled anything apart yet plan on starting up at handle and working way down to carb.

Thank you for your input

Kimberly aka Queen of Plasti-Dip Freaks.
Gracie 2007 RoadStar 1700
2015 STAR Chapter 224 President, El Cajon CA
05-22-2016, 04:42 PM, (This post was last modified: 05-22-2016, 04:43 PM by mcd177.)
RE: ? Return Throttle Cable
Yes tighten the cable.

Check the cables on the side of the carb. ( Left side). Make sure both cables are in there holders.
If all is well there. Then check inside the handle control.

Cables will stretch over time and or break.

If all the connections are fine then it could be a broken cable on one side.

It sounds like a loose or broken cable for sure. If both cables are correct you should not be able to turn it past zero.

That is a bit of a saftey concern. Might want to fix that soon.

It's pretty easy stuff to do and important to know. Second to making sure your breaks are working perfectly.
05-25-2016, 02:22 AM,
? Return Throttle Cable
Thank you. I discovered the cause. freaking young kids in the neighborhood have been screwing with all the bikes in the area. they got caught on video by several neighbors

Kimberly aka Queen of Plasti-Dip Freaks.
Gracie 2007 RoadStar 1700
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