2001 RM125 Clutch Problem
Posted May 23, 2009 - 04:35 PM
1. I start the bike in neutral and pull the clutch all the way.
2. With the clutch still in all the way I shift into first and the bike jumps forward and dies.
Obviously the clutch is not disengaging all the way because I can't start the bike in first with the clutch all the way down. I have tried adjusting it on the perch and putting the adjuster out all the way for maximum disengagement but it still jumps forward. I can give it a little gas when I start going and it works but it is annoying to have to start it in neutral every time.
Anyone know what is going on? This is my first dirtbike so I have no idea what to even begin to look at, I am mainly a car guy.
Posted May 23, 2009 - 07:36 PM
Posted May 24, 2009 - 06:54 AM
I don't know where to begin with taking stuff off to see if the basket is scored or if the friction plates are good or even how much oil to fill it back up with, can anyone give me some insight here?
Posted May 24, 2009 - 12:01 PM
Anyone know if i can put in a KX125 clutch though?
EDIT: Just put in the ATF, I tried starting it in 1st for a couple minutes right after and it didn't work. I am going to give it a day of riding or so to work out any kinks and if it still won't start in first I am just going to deal with it. It can idle in first just fine with the clutch in all the way but it will not start at all.
Posted May 26, 2009 - 07:25 AM
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Posted May 27, 2009 - 06:52 AM
Any clarification would be most appreciated.
Posted May 28, 2009 - 06:36 AM
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Posted March 17, 2010 - 11:39 AM
why not file down the hub? I am not questioning your knowledge. I am wandering why what will happen? I have an 01 250 that I just got and it is really jumpy when letting off the clutch. I am hoping some ATF will help but if not I am going in the side cover. I am in the same boat financially since I ust dumped a grand in the bike. I can't go to the wife and say oh I need to spend another 2 or 3 hundred. Kids got to eat too.lol
also try to search on line for images as the pictures would explain it better. I just typed "notched clutch basket" in the yahoo images search, and it gives me a few results. Oh, by the way, your hub could be notched to, but do not file it down. Make sure that your cable has play in it.
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