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1998 roadking idles to fast after it warms up.

My bike seems to idle to fast after warm up....does seem to eventually kick down with fast idle from time to time. Just purchased this bike and not familliar with it's history. does have 50,000 miles on it.

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Is it fuel injected or carbureted? If the bike is fuel injected it will idle fast until the engine warms up...if it continues to idle fast after about 10-15 seconds it could have a faulty sensor.

If carbureted, after you push the choke in does it still idle fast? If so, there is an idle adjust screw on the top of the carburetor just behind the air cleaner.

Do you have a tach on the bike? If you do, then the normal warmed-up idle should be 1000rpm.

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