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Gsx750 clutch cable

I think clutch cable is not disengaging the clutch, when selecting first gear from neutral the bike jumps forward and stalls

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See if you can push the bike with it in gear and the clutch lever pulled in. If the clutch is stuck, push start the bike, jump on, get to about 10 mph, pull in the clutch lever and hit the rear brake hard. This will usually break a stuck clutch loose.

Posted on May 15, 2014

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SOURCE: 1100 wierd clutch disengage problem

Bleed your slave cylinder on the sprocket cover and refill the hydraulic fluid. If you have any leaks you will get air in the system and it will not fully disengage the clutch. As for the 750, they have cable clutches and you just need to adjust the slack of the cable.

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SOURCE: Engine stalls when engage in any gear from neutral.

CHECK THE SIDE STAND SAFETY SWITCH IS OPERATING

Posted on Mar 19, 2009

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SOURCE: bike runs in neutral but cuts out when a gear is selected.

Your sidestand switch kills the engine if the bike is put in gear with the sidestand down. If your stand is up and this is happening either the switch is broken or out of position. If it is broken you can twist the wires together until you can replace the switch. If it is just bent out of position you can bend it back carefully.

Posted on Apr 15, 2009

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Hi, you might find the nut holding the clutch basket onto the shaft has come loose, so instead of pulling the clutch plates apart you are just pulling the clutch basket along the shaft.
or if the bike has sat for a while you might find the clutch plates have stuck together, this isn't that rare, you can start the bike and roll it along at about 1st gear speed, then click it into gear, then pull the clutch in and rev the engine, this should make the plates loose again. hope this helps, please rate, thanks, good luck

Posted on Jul 23, 2010

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SOURCE: suzuki gsx600f clutch problem

theres a srew adjustment for the pressure cluth assembly which pushes the push rod to engage the clutch, if the set screw is turn clockwise to far this sets the push rod to engage the cluth enough to stay engaged even if the cluth lever is out. you need to take the rubber seal off the side where the shifter is, theres a nut and a flathead set screw lossen nut and turn counter clockwise.

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