Early Model Servicing Handlebar Controls

(To Identify Items. Refer to IUus. 19)

To lubricate control parts, or to replace a throttle or spark control wire, or a damaged control wire housing, proceed as follows:

Disconnect control wire at carburetor or circuit breaker. Insert a large heavy screw dri hole in end of qrip as shown in Illus. 18 ana turn outend screw (A) by using a wrench on screwdriver Sometimes this screw is difficult to remove^In his case insert a punch in slot in screw and strike it two or three sharp^blows to start it. After removing .grip live assembly (C), working parts area^bk

Remove roller (E), roller block (F). and ro er pm (D). Plunger (G), with control wire (H)^ attached. can now be pulled out of handlebar end. If wire S brokenremove other half from housing at connection end. Wire is fastened into end^J plung« by means of a hexagon head screw (I) with a hole through it. , • - i

Remove any rust, dirt or gum from gnp spiral, handlebar end7 wire plunger, and inside of handlebar where plunger operates.

If control wire housing is to be removed, first remove grip control parts as explained above. Then, remove *eP small lock screw underneath handleba iust ahead of spiral locating shoulder on bar (on lett bar this screw is under headlamp dimmer switch). Af er l?ck screw is removed and housing freedom housing clamp or clamps, it can be pushed out through end of handlebar.

When installing control wire housing, see that housing end is secured in handlebar with lock screw (screw must register in groove in control coili plug) and that housing is secured with clamp or clamps.

When reassembling control parts to handlebars apply a light coat of grease or a few drops of engine oilto control wire as it is inserted into control housing and lubricate remaining parts with grease (see ^Lubrication Chart," Overgreasing of these parts will cause a messy condition.

End screw (A) can best be started, without danger of crossing threads, by holding grip sleeve assembly

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