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    throttle lever not going back fast enough when releasing it

    I've got a problem with the throttle lever, when released it slowly goes back and then just stays near the 10% throttle. Is this just a tightening issue.

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    steve45's Avatar
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    Feb 2008
    Try moving the throttle linkage at the carbs and see if it moves smoothly. If so, you may need a new cable.

    Beware, I bought a brand new Kawasaki throttle cable for my Ultra 150 and it was bad right out of the package--it had several broken strands. If you buy a new cable, check it over carefully and don't accept one that isn't perfect.

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    ercBOOSTED's Avatar
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    Pittsburgh, Pa
    Have you lubricated the throttle?

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    Racer kawasaki15f's Avatar
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    Phoenix, AZ
    sounds like you need a new cable. Make sure you dont the new one in backwards. that will break it.

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