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No manule too tell me about changing o ring at

No manule too tell me about changing o ring at end of clutch into primary?

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    wd4ity May 11, 2010

    What type of bike? I don't trust the heading at the top of the page as I've seen the same heading for lots of different bikes. Tell me what year and model bike you have. I'll help.

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Right out of the manual

1.Remove the clutch inspection cover screws and remove the cover.

Note: When removing the clutch inspection cover, work carefully to avoid removing or damaging the quad ring in the primary cover. (the quad ring is the o-ring made of square material that seals the cover)

2.Remove the spring and lockplate.

3.Turn the clutch adjusting screw clockwise and release the ramp and coupling mechanism.

4. Turn the clutch adjusting screw clockwise to move the ramp assembly forward. Then unscrew the nut from the end of the adjusting screw and remove it.

5. Pivot the hook on the ramp to the rear of the cable end coupling. Then disconnect and remove the clutch cable from the coupling slot.

6.Turn the clutch cable counterclockwise and remove it from the primary cover.

7. Remove the O-ring from the lower end of the cable.

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