Choke Cable.
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Hooked
04 Genuine Stella, 03 Vespa ET, 62 Motovespa 150S (with a P125X engine) and a 71 Rally 180, 57 Lambretta LD125
Joined: 22 Jan 2008
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Location: Lehi, UT Utah
Sat Apr 09, 2011 6:58 pm quote
My Choke cable wasn't seating properly, like this



And it caused the metal end cap to break and made it so that the choke would not go in all the way. Has any one else had problems with the cable not staying in the choke tube, and if so is there a fix.

Also what is the little rubber sleeve for?



Die Wespe Kind.

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Hooked
1974 Rally, 1978 P200E, 2000 HD Fat Boy. 2007 HD Street Glide
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Location: Atascadero, CA
Sat Apr 09, 2011 7:03 pm quote
This happened to me once. I found that a previous cable end was still jammed in the tube on the frame. Once removed, the replacement fit fine.
Ossessionato
1970 Vespa Rally 180
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Location: Denton Tx.
Sat Apr 09, 2011 8:49 pm quote
me too.

the rubber bit is for where the cable passes thru the frame.
Veni, Vidi, Posti
px200 cutdown,px180,px150. Puch SR. Puch scooterette
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Location: west aus
Sun Apr 10, 2011 1:30 am quote
a;;the rubber sleeve rests on the cylinder shroud


b;;make sure youve got that clip on the right way
Molto Verboso
1974 Rally USA 200 1980 P200e
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Sun Apr 10, 2011 6:46 am quote
I also had this happen to me . It was like above the end cap of the previous cable was stuck in there. I could not get it out. I ended up using a Dremel cutting tool and just nipping off the end of the tube so i could get it out. It was a pain in the ass..
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