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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-14-2017, 10:11 PM Thread Starter
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1999 KZ1000P replace switch assembly

I have a 1999 KZ1000P police bike I am fixing up. 22,000 miles so generally very good shape. I'm trying to replace the right side switch assembly, which includes the starter button, headlight etc, siren...I haven't removed a switch assembly like this before where the throttle cable brackets screw into the bottom of the assembly. Any advice on removing these brackets? I assume at a minimum I have to remove the throttle cable from the twist grip, but then what? Thanks for any help. Here;s a pic...

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-15-2017, 07:26 PM
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Most older bikes with cables for the throttle (one pull cable, one push cable) are all very similar.

Remove the 2 housing screws near the rusty throttle tubes, at the bottom of the housing.

When you lift off the top half of the housing, you will see where the 2 cable ends attach to the throttle tube (with its attached rubber throttle grip).

You rotate each of these throttle cable ends 90 degrees so they slide sideways out of their mounting holes at the end of the throttle tube.

It usually takes 3 times longer or more to put the cable ends back on, put the housing back together and adjust the throttle for a little cable slack (not too much or too little cable slack).

The rusty throttle tube that is partly unscrewed should be screwed in all the way before you adjust the cables- the adjustment is at the other end of this tube (a long rotating adjuster and 2 locknuts, one at each end).

You only unscrew this rusty tube from the housing to replace the cables and/or the housing, not for adjusting the cables.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-16-2017, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
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Excellent, thanks for the reply!
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