Throttle sticking

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by Fourdogs, Oct 5, 2007.

  1. Fourdogs

    Fourdogs Junior Member

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    also have a throttle question....the first time i start my bike ..seems almost everyday...it sticks...but then the rest of the day it ok....I have a 04 Roadking:51:
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Have you lubed the cables lately?

    How about the throttle lock under the throttle grip if you have one (not on cruise control models), is it backed out enough not to hold the throttle open?

    Sure it's the cables and not the carb/throttle body?

    There's also a high idle incorporated on fuel injected bikes too that will raise the idle up on cold starts.
     
  3. Fourdogs

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    Thanks...probably needs lubed....I"ll try that first...coz its seems so strange it only does it on the first start of the day...I scared the heck out of myself a few times when i forced the handgrip...lol...its EFI system and recently had the Throttle Body unit replaced..Thank you Sir...oh btw..I have only bout a million questions left to go...lol..i have a 2004 Roadking ..with now 42,000 mile...I lov to ride...lol Go Figure...Dan
     
  4. Fourdogs

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    Bluessman...you know ..I honestly can't remember. I was going on a ride from Missouri to California had it go in for a complete physical..they found a crack throttle body...bad cam tensioners...thank God when I bought the bike I bought the extended warranty...I hope I'm explaining the problem correctly..I crack the throttle (turning the handgrip ) it sticks. once a day generally. Hey thank you guys for trying to help me out btw....