Broken Throttle Cable ?



6 replies to this topic
  • smitty33

Posted October 02, 2000 - 02:56 AM

#1

Has anyone else had their throttle cable snap
for no apparent reason?

I got my 00 426 in july and this weekend during first practice of a local MX race the return cable broke about 3 - 4 inches from the carb linkage.
I was on an up hill hard on the gas when i felt something strange, pulled over and sure enough the cable was broke.
I have lubed the cables on the bike consistantly every two weeks.

???????

Wierd!

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  • Scott_F

Posted October 02, 2000 - 07:08 AM

#2

This is a common problem. The cable chafes at the end of the the cable tube. Was it the bottom pull cable or top push cable?

  • smitty33

Posted October 03, 2000 - 03:05 AM

#3

It was the top push cable,
and its back ordered from yamaha
for an uncertain amout of time.

This Sux!

I have to order it direct fom motion pro i guess.

Any Fixes?

Later
Paul

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  • Boomer

Posted October 03, 2000 - 12:56 PM

#4

Hey guys, I haven't checked into this myself, but I thought the cables came in a set, and are not available individually.

Check with Yamaha parts warehouse a.k.a. Tracey's in Pittsburg - someone I was talking to claims to have already received a replacement set, without delay.

Boomer

  • Matt_Porritt

Posted October 08, 2000 - 03:26 PM

#5

Yip.. very comon problem.
I had the push cable break and waited months for one.
Ended up getting a new one made up by the bike shop for about 1/4 of the price of genuines or Motion Pro.

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  • Hick

Posted October 09, 2000 - 05:46 AM

#6

I broke my original at the throttle in a crash. I must be lucky because NCY had it in stock, it was on my bike (426) in less than a week.

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted October 09, 2000 - 08:40 AM

#7

I HAVE TROTTLE CABLES FOR THE YZ400/426 IN STOCK $30.00 888-248-9159/818-782-4600
THANKS MARK





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