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Old 04-21-2001, 04:19 AM
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Sorry, looks like I hosed the other thread.
Anyhow, here is the answer:

Right from the Polaris Manual (mine is a '98 manual):
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1. Slide boot off throttle cable adjuster and jam nut at throttle block.

2. Place shift selector in neutral and set parking brake.

3. Start engine and set idle to. [/ul]
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I didn't write this, I'm just copying what the book says!

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NOTE: Be sure the engine is at operating tempeature.
See Idle Speed Adjustment.
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4. Loosen lock nut.

5. Turn cable adjuster out until engine RPM starts to increase.

6. Turn cable adjuster back in until throttle lever has 1/16" (.16cm) of travel before engine RPM increases. Be sure ETC switch plunger is held inward by throttle cable tension.

7. Tighten lock nut securly and slide boot completely in place to ensure a water-tight seal.[/ul]

NOTE: On 2-stroke models, whenever throttle cable adjustments are made, always check oil pump adjustment.
Refer to pages 2.19 - 2.20 for adjustment procedure.
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8. Turn handlebars from left to right through the entire turning range. If idle speed increases, the throttle cable freeplay must be increased, or check for proper cable routing. [/ul]
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