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look up push pull throttle cable system, and then how to adjust it (can start with ari henning, here or here). it can be kinda finicky for beginners, haynes manual has a decent method of adjusting them. i also found new cables made a big difference. wondering what everyone's secret tips are though
 

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hi, there was post recently (sorry I can't remember by who) stating that if the (push) cable was incorrectly routed in the twist grip caused the throttle to be stiff and not return, might want to check that out.
 

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hi, there was post recently (sorry I can't remember by who) stating that if the (push) cable was incorrectly routed in the twist grip caused the throttle to be stiff and not return, might want to check that out.
Here's the thread>250 and 500 throttle cables same?
But I don't believe this is ever an issue until the cable housing is takin apart and reassembled. Although I could be wrong.
 

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before you go messing with the cables .Checkk that the grip isn't jammed up too far and is dragging against the cable block

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Routing was certainly an issue on my 2004. Perhaps because they are not over-long cables. perhaps because they are the "originals" But it wasn't lubrication and only routing fixed it. (per the manual, if you have it)
 
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