How do you fix a motorcycle throttle cable?
- Step 1 – Lift the Motorcycle. First, put the motorcycle onto a lift so that it stands flat on the ground.
- Step 2 – Loosen Cables.
- Step 3 – Remove Switch Housing.
- Step 4 – Apply Lube.
- Step 5 – Attach the Switch Housing.
- Step 6 – Level out the Carburetor.
- Step 7 – Test Your Work.
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Then, why is my throttle sticking on my motorcycle?
A sticky throttle could be caused by worn cables, lack of lubrication in the cables or the cable getting bound up somewhere in the mechanism. Or it can be caused by an issue with the carburetor or EFI. If the screws in the throttle housing are too tight it could cause the cable to stick.
One may also ask, why do motorcycles have 2 throttle cables? A push/pull throttle cable is an upgrade to the old standard single throttle cable linkage. The second cable pulls the carb closed so it isn't stuck wide open. On a road race bike at 165mph+ approaching a tight turn with little run off area, riders want that peace of mind that if they close the gas, it will close.
Regarding this, what does the throttle do on a motorcycle?
Internal combustion engines In an internal combustion engine, the throttle is a means of controlling an engine's power by regulating the amount of fuel or air entering the engine. In a motor vehicle the control used by the driver to regulate power is sometimes called the throttle, accelerator, or gas pedal.
Why is the throttle stuck?
Most commonly, a stuck throttle results from debris getting caught between the throttle tube and handlebar that makes it sticky. Another common cause is when the throttle cable gets stuck in the open position and doesn't release when you let go of the throttle.