Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Adjusting the throttle cable free play

Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual / Periodic checks and adjustments / Engine / Adjusting the throttle cable free play

NOTE:

Prior to adjusting the throttle cable free play, the engine idling speed should be adjusted.

1. Check:

  • Throttle cable free play "a" Out of specification →Adjust.

Adjusting the throttle cable free play



2. Remove:

  • Right side panel Refer to "GENERAL CHASSIS" on page 4-1.

3. Adjust:

  • Throttle cable free play

a. Loosen the locknut "1" on the accelerator cable.

b. Turn the adjusting nut "2" in direction "a" or "b" until the specified throttle cable free play is obtained.


c. Tighten the locknut.


Adjusting the throttle cable free play


NOTE:

If the specified throttle cable free play cannot be obtained on the throttle body end of the cable, use the adjusting nut on the handlebar end.

a. Slide back the rubber cover "1".

b. Loosen the locknut "2".

c. Turn the adjusting nut "3" in direction "a" or "b" until the specified throttle cable free play is obtained.


Adjusting the throttle cable free play


d. Tighten the locknut.

e. Slide the rubber cover to its original position.

WARNING

After adjusting the throttle cable free play, start the engine and turn the handlebar to the right or left to ensure that this does not cause the engine idling speed to change.

4. Install:

  • Right side panel Refer to "GENERAL CHASSIS" on page 4-1.
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