Choke doesn't stay choked

Discussion in 'General Harley Davidson Topic' started by Kansasjase, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. Kansasjase

    Kansasjase Active Member

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    I've noticed lately that my choke on my Fatty doesn't always stay pulled out to the position I most recently put it in. Is this normal?
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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  3. BUBBIE

    BUBBIE Well-Known Member

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    Note from BUBBIE:

    Be careful as Plastic CAN break easily and you don't want that. Tighten Just enough to hold it out... Finger tightening not Pliers.
     
  4. fin_676

    fin_676 Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    And if you do it too tight then you will not be able to move the choke knob so it is a fine point between too loose and too tight

    Brian
     
  5. glgarrett

    glgarrett Active Member

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    My choke usually kind of gradually closes so that by the time I'm on the open road I just check to make sure it has gone completely in and if not push it in the rest of the way...
     
  6. Kansasjase

    Kansasjase Active Member

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    Wow, thanks! As usual, if I had looked around a little bit I'd have found the answer.
     
  7. BUBBIE

    BUBBIE Well-Known Member

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    The BOSS might want you to look around but THEN, What would WE do..

    Thanks for asking...:D

    signed....BUBBIE
     
  8. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    The choke-Enrichener works on friction, just a bit will do, careful with that plastic housing and nut, an 11/16th or 18 mm wrench and go easy make it part of your oil change check list:s