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5.4 - THROTTLE ADJUSTMENT K5

  1. Throttle free-play should be 3 – 5 mm (0.10-0.20 in.)
  2. If your throttle has more free-play than specified above, adjustments need to be made. Follow the steps below.
  3. Minor adjustments are generally made with the upper adjuster.
  4. Pull back the rubber dust cover
  5. Loosen the lock nut
  6. Turn the adjuster in the      direction will decrease the free-play. Turn the adjuster in the       direction will increase free-play.
  7. Operate the throttle to ensure that it is functioning smoothly, and when released, it returns completely very quickly from full open throttle to fully closed in all steering positions.
  8. Inspect the condition of the throttle cable from the throttle down to the carburetor. If the cable is nicked or chafed, it must be replaced.
  9. Lubricate the cable with a commercially available cable lubricant to prevent premature rust and/or corrosion.
  10. Check the cable for tension or stress in all steering positions.
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