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Clutch pulling i have a 2001 yamaha yz125.when i pull in the clutch at low rpms the bike keeps pulling when in gear.i have adjusted and adjusted.also checked all clutch parts.they are in spec.springs are right length,plates not warped and right thicness.changed oil.repositioned clutch arm on motor util clutch pull is maxed out,bike still pulls and stalls at low slips and acts right when you rev it up.out of ideas.please help.thanks

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  • motorhead thorn Feb 12, 2009

    i can fully engage lever on motor until its bottomed out and wheel still pulls stalling confused.components look new.clutch works too good.had factory yamaha lube in it when problem started.i changed oil but no luck.put a 9oz flywheel weight on motor to make it a better trailbike for my son.took weight back off and still same prob.maybe i need to burn clutch out some i dont know at this point.anymore ideas appeciated.

  • motorhead thorn Feb 13, 2009


  • motorhead thorn Feb 13, 2009




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Your clutch is not fully disengaging.Adjust the cable at the lever until you have plenty of free play.Then adjust the cable at the motor until you have full engagement then readjust lever to 3/8 in play.Fine tune at the motor.It may take a few trys but you can get it.

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    Brad Hurt Feb 13, 2009

    It just needs to be adjusted correctly



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