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Why dose my 1992 kawasaki vulcan 1500 have two throttle

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why dose my 1992 kawasaki vulcan 1500 have two throttle cables
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  RSRBOB replied 11 months ago.

Hi and thank you for your question.

Bikes have 2 throttle cables as a safety feature. If for any reason the throttle gets stuck open or the return spring fails, it is a mechanical over-ride you can use to force the throttle plates closed to avoid a run-away bike.