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Old 01-26-2013, 07:11 PM   #1
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Clutch cable not fully disengaging

I installed new shorty levers, and after installation the bike would pull forward with the clutch disengaged when i rev the motor. So, i adjusted the dial on the handle, to the point that it wouldnt roll forward when reved. However, the lever has no freeplay before it starts to disengage the clutch.

Is this ok? I was always told there has to be around 1/2 in play in the lever.

Will the hurt the clutch?

If so, how can i adjust it to the point i have ideal adjustment all the way around?

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Old 01-26-2013, 07:18 PM   #2
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Clutch cable not fully disengaging

Sounds like you need to move to the other adjustment point. Some levers will never adjust out and be right. It's a common problem with eBay levers
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:29 PM   #3
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I put asv on. Am i adjusting the bottom adjustment out, or in? Ive never adjusted the clutch myself. This will be the first.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:32 PM   #4
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Got the clutch to fully disengage, but there is no play in the lever.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:42 PM   #5
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There should be a little free play in the lever, at least 1/4". Can you adjust the upper roll nut? Also double check the cable is properly in the lever guide channel.
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Old 01-26-2013, 08:53 PM   #6
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Te ASV's sometimes won't allow the clutch to fully disengage with the lever itself set at the closer settings.
You need to have a minimum of 1/16" freeplay at the cable perch.
If ypu're uncertain how to adjust it, swing by and I'll do it for you, no charge.
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Te ASV's sometimes won't allow the clutch to fully disengage with the lever itself set at the closer settings.
You need to have a minimum of 1/16" freeplay at the cable perch.
If ypu're uncertain how to adjust it, swing by and I'll do it for you, no charge.
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Te ASV's sometimes won't allow the clutch to fully disengage with the lever itself set at the closer settings.
You need to have a minimum of 1/16" freeplay at the cable perch.
If ypu're uncertain how to adjust it, swing by and I'll do it for you, no charge.
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Also, look over this TEK and live by it! (It is a mantra after all)

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