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'95 Yamaha YZ 125 clutch - stays in gear when clutch is pulled in

Just bought the bike. It has been sitting around for some time. I cna engage gears with the engine off but when I pull in the clutch the bike remains in gear!

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  • Maurice Johnston Jan 10, 2009

    Thanks for the advice.The cable is fine, I've looked in the oil filling point and removed the oil level check screw - there doesn't appear to be any oil!!

    I'll open the drain point tomorrow and confirm that.

    Before I top up, I'll take your advice and do the clutch.



    many thanks.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    my bike goes into gear but I can push it forward without pulling in the clutch. I adjusted the clutch cable as it was newly installed. It goes into gear, but the clutch has zero effect on movement.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    Why does my bike loose power when I pull my clutch in from cruising to change down in gears on a Yamaha zeal FZX

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Just to confirmm, everything felt right except for the fact that the drive sprocket would not turn.

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Hey dude,, just thought id come in and give u some tips or 3,, i take it when u pull clutch lever in, and try and change gear it feels like your foot will snap b4 it goes in gear,, if that makes sense,, firstly mate,is to make sure the clutch cable slides freely ,easest way is to take cable off and just grab 1 end and make sure it isnt sticky,, if so dip one end of the cable in a bit of old oil ,,whilst holdin the other end ,pull and push the cable inner, this will **** up a bit of lubricant inside the cable ,, keep doin this each end till free to move, ,,next step if the cables ok,,, and may need help if u dont no,drain the oil out,,and as u r sat on the bike is to remove the clutch casing on the right hand side of the moter,where the bottom end of the cable goes,remove the casing being carefull not damage the gasket,,then u will see clutch plates and friction plates housed,, undo the 7 or 8 spring loaded bolts carefully take the first fibre plate out then metal friction plate then another fibre plate and so on,, wen u take the 1st plate out place that on the bench ,stacking each plate on top of one another, cause they have to go back in as they came out,,wen out,,u need a piece of wet n dry paper ,or fine emery,,and just wipe round both sides of the fibre plates taking the shine off them,as u put them back in,, put casing back on with a decent gasket,, oil back in cable on, make sure cable has no free play on the lever so wen u r about to pull lever in it bite straight away,, start her up, warm it up and try it,,any probs still il eat my shoe,, take care m8

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