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New clutch and its slipping when throttling hard , is there any adjustment internally ?

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Let me guess 2nd gear? if so its not your clutch its a bent shift fork and 2nd gear pop out its very common on that year model yamaha should have recalled but they didnt want to take the hit .you are looking at a pretty good repair bill unless you are capible of doing it yourself...good luck

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Hello and welcome to Fixya, How much free-play do you have at the lever? What type of oil are you using? Let me know then we can proceed from there. Thanks for using Fixya, we'll get ya fixed up. Cycleworx157

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  • nchavezjr Jul 07, 2011

    I have similiar problem.. using motul full synthetic 20 50 oil. Roll the throttle hard, and feels like clutch is slipping because the rpms go up..... feels like I pulled in clutch...



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