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Offline GSpot

Heated grips throttle
« on: May 19, 2006, 01:57:49 pm »
My 1150GS have heated grips and my throttle is stiffer than a friends GS without the heated grips , must it be that way - The non heated I can flick with 2 fingers but mine I need at least 4

What do the experts say????????
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Offline toucan

Heated grips throttle
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2006, 02:08:37 pm »
check your throttle cables. they might be kinked or misrouted.
mmmm, kinky miss route.... :twisted:
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Heated grips throttle
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2006, 02:24:06 pm »
Everthing looks in order. One cable from throttle splitting and then to the throttle bodies
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Heated grips throttle
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2006, 02:27:56 pm »
When my 1200 was still new I could not flip the throttle but now it is worn in and flips easily, heated grips and all.
I realise your throttle should be well worn in by now so perhaps there is some obstruction like dust under the grip or funky cables.

This post offers no help at all :oops: save to say that something sounds wrong. I doubt it is meant to be that stiff.

Is it not simply a question of expansion and contraction? Is it the same story in the summer or with the heated grips switched on/off?
 

Offline toucan

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« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2006, 02:28:47 pm »
how old is the bike?
do you ride on dirt roads?
dust can build up in the splitter box and you need to clean it out.
have you tried taking off the handguards? sometimes the barweight can rub on the grip.
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« Reply #5 on: May 19, 2006, 02:28:49 pm »
Had a problem on the Dakar after I dropped it in mud.

Not sure if the same can happen on the 1150.

See this thread.

http://wilddogtours.co.za/forum/viewtopic.php?t=156&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=
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Heated grips throttle
« Reply #6 on: May 19, 2006, 02:40:48 pm »
throw it away!
 

Offline GSpot

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« Reply #7 on: May 19, 2006, 03:10:57 pm »
LS
Its been that way sins I've bought it a year ago, but only spot it a while ago

Toucan
1. Its a 2001 with 54000 km on
2. Yes I do some off-road now and then
3. Have not checked the splitter box because it is all the way under the tank - Will see if I can check it
4. Also have a manual cruise control but it is clear from the grip

JM
I'll have a look at the thread

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« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2006, 03:49:04 pm »
Had the same problem, but it was after puting it down again inthe dirt so obvoius, strip the throttle clean kak out etc and it should be fine.

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