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Clutch wont disengage properly

I just bought this bike and put a new clutch into it (plates were soaked overnight) and with the clutch engaged and i put it into first gear it stalls, the plates still stick any ideas?

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  • ioncore May 17, 2009

    im using a 10-40 yamaha oil, and yes the clutch is disengaging but the plates wont release from each other.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    I start up as I put into gear it stalls

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What kind of oil is in the crankcase? Wet clutches take a sprcial oil, noy motor oil. If oil is correct, Is the cable and release levers fully disengaging the clutch? There is an adjustment for the rod inside the clutcjh hub . That could be short stroking.

Posted on May 17, 2009

  • Ned C Cook
    Ned C Cook May 19, 2009

    The clutch push rod adjustment is in the center of the pressure plate. It's a allen screw with a lock nut. Loosen locknut and turn allen screw in till it sops then back of a quarter turn. See if that helps. remember the oil issue. Good luck.

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