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I have a 2015 V-Strom 1000 Desert Edition. Unfortunately it needs new throttle bodies at 25k miles due to wear on the linkages and the idle is sitting at 1800rpm.
I have been able to source a set from a 2019 V-Strom 1000 and I'm wondering if they will fit my bike before I go ahead and make the purchase.

Can anyone give me a definitive answer?

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Find a parts catalog and look them both up and see if they match.

This is a HIGHLY unusual situation.

How do you KNOW that the linkages have excessive wear ?

A good machine shop might be able to restore them to spec.
 

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Find a parts catalog and look them both up and see if they match.

This is a HIGHLY unusual situation.

How do you KNOW that the linkages have excessive wear ?

A good machine shop might be able to restore them to spec.

Thanks ER
Yes, someone else said it was very unusual as well. I'm just going on the word of my mechanic. He isn't a Suzuki specialist but has always shown himself to be quite capable. He says the linkages are worn and the throttle at idle is sitting at 27% (of something) when it should be zero. I know NOTHING about the ins and outs of engines, I just like riding bikes.
If this was your own bike what would you be doing to address it?
 

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Thanks ER
Yes, someone else said it was very unusual as well. I'm just going on the word of my mechanic. He isn't a Suzuki specialist but has always shown himself to be quite capable. He says the linkages are worn and the throttle at idle is sitting at 27% (of something) when it should be zero. I know NOTHING about the ins and outs of engines, I just like riding bikes.
If this was your own bike what would you be doing to address it?
The correct part number for my bike is 13405-31J00 and the same part for a 2019 bike is 13405-31J20 so they're almost the same
 

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If this was your own bike what would you be doing to address it?
I'd be getting second opinion from a real Suzuki mechanic.

What exactly is the problem ?
Just the perceived fast idle speed ??
 

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I would do what ER said too but I suspect the linkage rod fits into a nylon bush and it is these that are worn not the linkage itself. A competent machine shop would easily turn some new ones up...imo...or you could check the bushes in the other linkage....they would almost certainly be the same....cant see them changing stuff like that even if the linkage is a different shape or size.
 
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