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1998 Kawasaki ZX-6R Ninja poor throttle response

Hay, I have a zx6r 1998, my throttle response is not the best. for example, I will be out on the road, going say 190km. I will push the throttle but it will take 5 or so seconds to respond. do the carbs need to be cleaned? what do you think is the matter??? @

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Hi, Italian_s406 and the usual suspects are:
1. Inlet system air leak.
2. Enrichener valve not seated or leaking.
3. Damaged or restricted fuel tank vent system.
4. Restricted fuel supply tract.
5. Dirty or damaged air cleaner element.
6. Plugged bowl vent or overflow.
7. Worn or damaged needle or needle jet.
8. Vacuum piston assembly malfunction.
9. Loose or plugged main jets or passages.
10. Improper float level.
11. Accelerator pumps inoperative.
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SOURCE: won't idle without choke, turn throttle boggs out

have u checked the float hight on the carburator? also make sure ur choke curcuit i clean and free of dirt

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SOURCE: 1999 zx6r wont start after cleaning carbs

check to see if theres fuel going to the carbs,if yes then check your coils,leads and spark plugs. i take it you know how to set your carbs?if not haynes manual,hope this helps im a novice but ive had this problem before.

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Hi there,

Try checking the cable. It maybe the case that the cable inside the protective sleeve snapped. Open the throttle assembly for any mechanical defects and let me know if this solves your problem.

Hope this helps,
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SOURCE: i just purchased a 2001 zx6r and i put 1/3 seafoam

Sounds like fuel starvation, remove airbox lid and check the slides in the carbs are not stuck, this sometimes happens when the fuel in the carbs becomes old and forms a stickey bond between the needle and main jet diffuser, you may benefit from a complete overahaul of the carbs again, 2 years is a long time, and i would not find it unusual to do this anualy unless you continue to use the bike, remove the slides and check the diapram condition for holes, remove the mainjets clean, allso the pilot jets and clean them using a wire from a wire brush push through the jet twisting and pusshing, also blow out the holes the jet screws into, remove the float valves and clean them with some wire wool taking care not to damage the rubber tip, and the valve seating should also be cleaned,

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