clutch problem!!

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  • aniesigh

Posted March 22, 2007 - 08:35 AM


hi all,right basically im having probs with my '00 yzf426, i cant get the clutch plates to sit right, the actuator rod arm will spin way to far before it moves the pressure plate, and with the clutch cover of i can see that theres a big gap, now i rebuilt the gearbox back in november and have barely used it since, and i did have to adjust the cable loads to get it to grip after i rebuilt, so have i put something back in the wrong order?
hope someone can shed some light on the problem as im supposed to be racing sunday!!

  • ZéPovinho

Posted March 22, 2007 - 03:31 PM


did you putted in the spherethat goes inside the primary gear axel that pushes the clutch plates?

  • aniesigh

Posted March 23, 2007 - 12:17 AM


sorry which bit?

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  • grayracer513

Posted March 23, 2007 - 09:04 AM


He's asking about the steel ball that sits between the long and short push rods.

  • aniesigh

Posted March 23, 2007 - 10:28 AM


is there meant to be a ball bearing in there then? got the long rod which goes through the shaft, then the part which actually pushes on the pressure plate, should there be a bearing in between then?
edit: just found a different part diagram which has a ball bearing in, have attatched both- is one wrong or just for a different year? anyone know what size the bearing is?

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  • grayracer513

Posted March 23, 2007 - 11:57 AM


Apparently, the 2000 did not have one. Could be you have a mix of parts with a later model.:applause:

Note the splined thrust washer behind the clutch boss (hub) (#11 in both illustrations), It is possible to have this drop off the end of the splines and space the boss too far out on the main shaft. Might check that.

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