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Just replaced the clutch assembly on my 2001 kawasaki vulcan nomad 1500, now it feel like the transmission is slipping. Is there a web site with a how to on how to fix the transmission without going to the dealer?

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Hi Bleauangel67, you need a proper clutch adjustment and I am sorry you can't find the first and best tool you ever bought for your Kawasaki but despair not for a mere $15.00 you can download another one. For more information about your issue, please visit the websites below. Good luck and have a nice day.
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Well i would say the clutches have sat dry to long. You may change the oil and it solve the problem but more than likely new clutch discs.

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Hello and welcome to FixYa!

Two things... If you have a cable type clutch then the problem will surely be on the clutch cable. If it's worn out it tends not to engage. If you have a fluid type clutch, I suggest that you have the system bleed to flush out air and this can resolve the problem.

Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa! Have a good one!

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