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diesel dave
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PostSubject: Switch   Sat Nov 14, 2015 5:31 pm

Does anyone know by chance what the throttle switch on my 2000 vz800 marauder does?..cant find any info in the manual
Thanks in advance
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Sat Nov 14, 2015 5:41 pm

Starter button & engine kill switch (red) on the throttle side usually?
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Sat Nov 14, 2015 6:03 pm

Not sure if your with me on this simbo,on the front carb there is a switch that activates when you get sort of throttle full open position,cant figure whether its a rev limiter switch or it signals ecu to advance or whatever,only thing in manual is disconnect to remove carbs cos its attached to um
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Sat Nov 14, 2015 7:29 pm

Sorry Dave I was miles off there!    i've no idea what that switch is for?
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:01 pm

Pics Dave to give members a clue.
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:03 pm

alfie92 wrote:
Pics Dave to give members a clue.


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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:06 pm

will put some on in next day or so as iv slapped tank back on to use it today
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Sun Nov 15, 2015 6:52 pm

Well the part code for the switch is 1363038E00 and is described as a 'Throttle Position Switch' and it is on the wiring schematic (see below) and its wired into the igniter (black wire), but can I heck as like find out what it does!!!



I have found this photo on the web, the switch looks like a normal micro-switch, and it looks like it is activated by the throttle cam on the carb when it is fully open, rev limiter of some sort?? I will keep digging :)

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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:31 pm

Hi Andrew,i was thinking same as you with the rev limiter,looking at the wiring diagram you put on it 
looks like the other wire goes to ground on the light circuit.I am going to post this pic i took aswell so i know im doin this photobucket thing right?

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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:46 pm

When the bike is running, what happens if you press it? The more I look at it the more I think its a limiter of some kind, either that or detonator/self destruct mechanism

 
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:08 pm

Some say it's for advancing the ignition on full throttle, some say it's a california bike and for evaporation purge system, some say it's a restrictor? Personally? I've no idea  Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:18 pm

simbo wrote:
Some say it's for advancing the ignition on full throttle, some say it's a california bike and for evaporation purge system, some say it's a restrictor? Personally? I've no idea  Laughing
Some say that he once punched a horse to the ground and that he has built in night vision ..... lol
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Mon Nov 16, 2015 9:58 pm

Hi is it a carb heater switch, a lot of bikes have them to stop carbs freezing under 10%.
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:01 pm

Sent an inquiry email to suzuki u.k last night and have just had a phone call off them,turns out it advances ignition timing further on full throttle
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:20 pm

That's good to know, Cheers Dave 
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PostSubject: Re: Switch   Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:56 pm

Always good to get the right answer, at least we all know now, cheers Dave.
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