rpm increases

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by frang413, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. frang413

    frang413 Member

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    I was wondering if anyone else with a heritage has noticed this.I had my 07 up on the lift and running.When i turned the handlebars to the right the engine rpm's would increase and then decrease when i turned it back to the left.I wasn't even touching the throttle control.I don't know if this is normal.I never noticed it before.
     
  2. Chopper

    Chopper Senior Member

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    Sounds like the throttle cables are a little tight, loosen them a bit and this should not happen.
     
  3. frang413

    frang413 Member

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    I just went out and checked it again.It seems like it only does it if the throttle lock wheel is engaged.I had locked it when i was checking out the new charging system monitor and wanted to up the rpm's a little.Loosen the wheel and it works fine.Still not sure why it would do that.
     
  4. Hoople

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    If you lock the throttle at an above idle rpm, your taking out all the play in the cable so it could easily change the idle a bit when you swing the bars.