85 ltd ideling

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85 ltd ideling

Post by brianaber » Sat Oct 31, 2015 2:02 pm

any one shed some light on a problem I am having with a 85 1200 ltd .. rpm wont come down when throttle closed after riding?

any help will be appreciated
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Re: 85 ltd ideling

Post by wingman12 » Sat Oct 31, 2015 3:21 pm

More information please. Is this new problem? Do you ride all the time? Does the bike sit a lot?. Off the top of my head, I would first lubricant my throttle cables. :D :D

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Re: 85 ltd ideling

Post by merahn4 » Sat Oct 31, 2015 3:46 pm

on mine I was having almost the same problem, after releasing throttle it would take a long time to go to set idle RPM, just like the throttle cables were sticking . I found that my throttle positioner was going bad. You can verify this by looking at the arm that connects the two banks of throttle bodies together.

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Re: 85 ltd ideling

Post by ct1500 » Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:05 am

Check ECM for trouble codes. A sticking IAC (idle air control) valve would be high on the list along with Tw sensor for further checking after first checking for throttle linkage/plate issues.

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