cluth help please

6 replies to this topic
  • neversummer

Posted April 17, 2005 - 03:41 PM


I just installed new clutch plates on my 01 426 everything was working fine before the installation but after a diff. story the clutch isn't working. I put it in gear pull the clutch and it's like it needs adjusting. I have also yet to get it to start w/new plates much resistance while kicking, even noticably more resistance w/comp. release pulled. It has a magura hydraulic lever, it doesn't feel right now either.

  • biznet1

Posted April 17, 2005 - 04:54 PM


Did you soak the plates in oil?

  • neversummer

Posted April 17, 2005 - 05:20 PM


yes I did

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  • Satch0922

Posted April 17, 2005 - 05:26 PM


did you make sure to reinstall the "ball" at the end of the clutch rod ?

  • neversummer

Posted April 17, 2005 - 05:28 PM


I didn't pull the rod just replaced plates

  • PumpkinHumper

Posted April 17, 2005 - 06:19 PM


You do know that one of the plates is differant from the rest. The inside diameter is diferent than the rest. If it isn't in the correct order you will have isues.

  • neversummer

Posted April 20, 2005 - 07:02 PM


the old plates did not have any notches in the tabs: new ones did, I asked around and several people said that the notches need not be lined up, several people were wrong!

Line the notches up, works like a champ.

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