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No clutch pressure.

When pulling in clutch lever  can't feel any pressure. while holding in clutch lever and shifting into first gear bike lurches forward and kills engine.

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  • Anonymous May 10, 2009

    1999 intruders have an hydraulic clutch.

  • cherylmrph May 11, 2009

    the reservoir seems to have plenty of fluid. if there is a leak would'nt \  there be fluid by the leak. i assume when clutch lever is squeezed the line becomes pressurized. so i should be able to see where it's leaking.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    clutch snatches on pull away only

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Your clutch lever should have a cable connected to it. Trace it from the lever down to the engine and make sure nothing is disconnected or out of place. That big knurled knob next to the lever is the adjusment and locknut for cable tension. Loosen lock nut, srew cable away from lever until you have only 1/4 " of play between lever and the stop. You should feel tension coming back into the lever...If you have a bicycle ,it is the same drill for adjusting your brakes...look and see...it may help you understand the process...any bicycle mech can show you...maybe a neighbor...Good Luck to you friend....Tim

Posted on May 10, 2009

  • tim winter May 10, 2009

    OK then, hydraulic clutch, is reservoir full ? any leaks around reservoir or lines leading to tranny. Have fluids topped off and a good bleeding done by a competent mech.....Tim

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