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Ed Zeppeli

KQ 300 Choke Cable adjustment

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The play on my KQ 300 (1998) choke doesn't allow for the full movement downward on the thumb lever. So it goes about halfway down and if I push a little too far the cable pops out of the plastic setting it sits inside of. Then of course I have to take the control unit apart and put it back into position.

 

Is it normal for the thumb lever to not go all the way down?

 

I have no play left in the adjustment screw on the cable in the correct direction. The only play I have left would make it worse.

 

It'a a new-to-me quad so I'm not sure if it's a replacement cable or OEM.

 

Thanks

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It's a cable issue. It stretched. I'd replace it with oem but aftermarket sometimes works. While your at it. Replace the choke guide as well. Might as well do it since you'll be in there

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Thanks for the reply.

 

If the cable had stretched, wouldn't the thumb lever get full play but the choke wouldn't be fully engaged though?

 

 

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