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Biting point on clutch lever is right at the end

Is there any way to adjust clutch leaver on hydraulic clutch as my biting point seem right at the top end as u release the leaver

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Find your master cyl. there should be adjust rod there

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There should be about 1/8" end play on the clutch handle. Adjust the cable at the handlebars where the cable goes into the clutch lever housing. Screw the adjuster inward until the end play is present. Some bikes have an adjuster at the gearbox where the cable hooks up.

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The pressure plate friction plate and the release bearing.
The more times clutch is depressed the concentric spring fingers wear in 2 ways . Firstly by good old metal to metal rubbing and secondly the concentric spring fingers don't return as far as a new one causing the release bearing or csc to adjust .
When the pressure plate concentric spring gingers wear they don't sit proud and require more pedal effort to depress. .
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The further back the bearing has to travel to allow the fingers to clamp the pressure plate to the friction plate . The more the clutch has become worn and unserviceable.
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My sisters 2012 206 1.4 is a very high biting point and I myself would not be happy with it . It gives u no indication of a worn clutch if its self adjusting.
Alll hydraulic clutches are self adjusting. So why are Peugeot and Citroens sooo high. Its ridiculous.
A very idiotic idea and I'm taking it back with her and I'm complaining. Hopefully I should get somewhere and ill update you all

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If you are getting some slip, change the clutch fluid for synthetic oil. If this still does not help, it might be time for new clutch plates. Maybe go for kevlar or carbon if you're flush to help reduce the chances of slippage.

If you just want to adjust the clutch lever, you can by unscrewing the little lever on the clutch lever and bringing the lever closer to the handlebars. This will have the effect of changing the biting point (but really it is the lever that has moved).

I hope this helps you and please vote for me if so. Thanks.

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