HEADS UP!!!

Site upgrade in progress... Core site functions are working, but some non-critical features/functions will be temporarily unavailable while we work to restore them over the next couple of weeks.

Please post any bugs you encounter, but before you do, check to see if it's already listed.

Thanks for your patience while we work to improve the community.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
drewbbie

2010 clutch problem

12 posts in this topic

i went rideing yesterday and every thing was all good went up this trail and it was steep so i get to the top and turn the bike off to let it cool down and me cool down aswell. so after ten minets i start to go again to find out i have no gears

i can feel the gears pop inn place when i shift but no go when i hit the gas

so lodgic would tell me that its the clutch i pulld it apart today and took a look at the plates and disks they look fine

so my question is this how can i tell if i glazed the clutch i always thought it would be shiney or smooth but they seem fine

next question is would the heat that built up in the cluch screw with the cable adjustment could it be i just need to readjust my cable seems unlikely

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

well i took every thing apart but befor it was aboout a 1/4 of the clutch pull was free play

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

well i started to dig in there and found that both the clutch disks and friction plates wer black im gonna go with the idea that there burnt and need new ones is this sound right to any one out there

also should i go with yamaha parts or is it worth spending the extra bling on someting els?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

You didn't have any slipping or early warning? I can't imagine disks to just fail all of the sudden. But anything is possible. How many hours on this thing?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

like 20 hrs top

i went to the yamaha shop they wer stumpd

they said clutchs just dont die like that and usualy get hard mine didnt:s

the only thing they said was how often my oils changed wich im pretty strict about that usualy every 3 rides or 7 hrs

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

wow very strange. This really intrests/scares me. Hope you get her fixed. Almost sounds like a broken shaft of something but hopefully not.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

yea i was thinking the same thing the trail was verry steep loose with lots of switch backs i was useing the clutch alot i was even thinking that wen i was rideing just had a horrible never ending line rideing style had alot to do with it

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

i had the same thing happen on my 08 yz450

turned out to be burnt clutch plates,

my clutch plates were also black iinstead of the natural cork colour when i took them out,

let us know how you go

if your thinking of replacing the clutch plates yourself i used a barnett clutch kit from BTO sports... this might also help http://www.racerxonline.com/article/locomx-tech-tip-8-clutch-replacement.aspx

Edited by golybrown
adding

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

yea it was burnt plates took it back to my yamaha shop and they hookd me up with some new ones dirt cheep

they said thats the first time they have seen that on a 2010

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0