How to Adjust a Throttle Cable?

Answer The throttle cable adjusts the throttle that supplies fuel to a combustion engine. If the throttle cable is too loose or too tight, it can negatively affect engine idle speed. If the cable is too l... Read More »

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How to Adjust the Throttle Cable on a MerCruiser?

The MerCruiser throttle cable attaches to a kill switch to help the gears shift from forward to reverse. There is no neutral gear, so the kill switch serves this purpose. A novice may think the sou... Read More »

How to Adjust a Throttle Valve Cable?

The throttle valve cable controls the air and fuel that flows into the engine. It meters the fuel that mixes with outside air by opening a valve--the throttle--which is a plate that opens and close... Read More »

How to Micro Adjust a Throttle Cable With Heavy Equipment?

The throttle cable's job is to adjust the revolutions per minute, or rpms, of the engine according to the operator's input. This cable has been largely replaced by computer-controlled systems on mo... Read More »

How to Adjust Throttle Tension in VTX?

Every time you roll the twist grip of your Honda VTX-series motorcycle forward or back, the steel cables on the underside of the grip housing operate the throttle slides within the carburetor. Over... Read More »