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Hey, throttle doesnt return crisply, whats wrong?

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throttle doesnt return like snap bike, what could be wrong?

1995 red and purple ninja zx6r
1997 camaro v6 3.8
1987 honda nq50! oh ya!
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Could be that the cables need lubing. There is also a spring on the throttle shaft. It could be broken.
Or your bar end is on too tight and pinching the grip against it.

Dan...comfortable enough with his manhood to ride a 600.
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Give your throttle cable a good lubing. Clean with WD40 first, then lube. Also, there's two throttle cable adjustment nuts (1's a lock nut). It's in the full service manual, but if you look at your throttle cable, you should be able to see them.

'00 ZX6R silver
I would definitely take a look at the srping in there too. I know a guy that had that same problem and it was his spring, just in case you have not gotten if fixed yet. :D

Naz :cool:
Is there any play in you cables. (ie. can you move the throttle without the cables moving?It feels like it's loose) follow the cables just out of the throttle and there should be two adjustments on the cables. if the cables are adjusted too tight they will work against each other and not let the throttle return properly. (1 cable is pulling one way and the other is pulling against it).

Hope that kind of makes sense.

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