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Clutch Anyone else have problems with the clutch on their 900sei when it gets hot i.e. in town traffic?

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First I would check cable is free in its case and not fouled anywhere. Next check the actuating screw that converts pull to push motionis it greased nicely and smooth in operation? Is the clutch push rod straight? Are any ball brgs fitted on it? (some may not apply to sei). Now guess you should re check the basic adjustments of cable and actuator. (may be onc/case cover) Finally I would check the clutch spring free length agaunst specscheck the basket is tight on shaft, check the basket for wear grooves onthe tangs, if necc take a file to emm! must be smooth. Check no wear groovs or burs on centre hub where plates side. Are plates within wear specs? Not burnt / blued up?Have you the correct oil in engine? (too thick wil drag). You havnt put a friction modifier in it? Hope this helps although you prob tried it all!! good luck,,,,

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