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My 89 Yamaha virago 1100 rides and shifts good but sometimes wen I take of it doesn't really move. Or while I'm at a steady pace it will start to rev high. Any suggestions

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Sounds like you need a clutch, or clutch adjustment.

Posted on Nov 26, 2013

  • Daniel lake Nov 27, 2013

    How do I know it's adjusted right? The cable is good on the adjustment at the lever but could it still be off at the crank case? it's a wet clutch so if I'm low on oil or have to much oil would it do the same thing

  • duane3longwo Nov 29, 2013

    if you have freeplay at the lever you probably dont have an adjustment issue. You probaly really need new clutch plates

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