HEADS UP!!!

Site upgrade in progress... Core site functions are working, but some non-critical features/functions will be temporarily unavailable while we work to restore them over the next couple of weeks.

Please post any bugs you encounter, but before you do, check to see if it's already listed.

Thanks for your patience while we work to improve the community.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
wr-400

throttle cable problem

6 posts in this topic

hi all i made a post earlier about my throttle sticking a litttle

i have now traced the problem to the cable itself it has 2 parts accelerate and return, the return cable is not connected, it seems to small,

is it possible it has the wrong cable on i seem to think its a 98-99 cable

my bike is a 00 wr 400

im wondering is there difference in cables?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yeah, they're more than likely different cables.

The Yamaha part numbers are different.

Aftermarket Motion Pro part numbers are different.

The carburetors between the 1999 WR-400F and 2000 WR-400F are different.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It looks like the cable is broken from the pic especially if you are talking about the bottom cable from the pic. Post a better picture from a different angle.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Not a great pic, true. Thats just grease on the assy making it look screwy. Not broken. For the OP-wr-400, here's a better pic of my old 99 cable ends to see if yours is wrong by comparison. Hope it helps

Cable21.jpg

Cable2.jpg:banghead:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Dear Friend... I also have a 2000 wr 400 and i have replaced multiple cables through my years of rough riding... My return cable was always the one that snapped also... I think its a smaller cable... to solve it i left just a little slack in my return cable... and frequently lube my cables with lithium... it doesnt return as quickly but i think it took alot of stress of of the smaller cable

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0