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Hey everybody, I am having problems getting my clutch back to working order; I recently changed the clutch cover gasket to try to solve an oil leak; however, putting it back together has proven quite the challenge for me. Whenever I get things back the way I think they were put together I pull the clutch lever to test it and there is no resistance; I tried to wind up the arm where the cable attaches to the clutch but it will only go around once and I don't want to force it but need more resistance in order for the clutch to operate like it did; any suggestions? Do I just need a new cable?



I can send pictures if that might help



thanks everybody
 

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You may have lost the mushroom plug in the center that puts pressure on clutch. But it will only fall out when the arm is completely turned.
 

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Engine side, it preeses on the bearing in the center of the pressure plate.
 

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Did you loosen the two nuts on the clutch cable to remove it? If you didn't put them back then it would feel like it isn't engaging. If you clutch are was a clock is it around 9 oclock?
 

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You might have done what I did, and put the cover on with the lever in the wrong position, make sure it is wound up so there is spring pressure on the return stroke, so to speak. Is the lever pulling the cable back when you release the clutch lever?



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You'll know if its cable adjustment if there is slack in the handle or you can see excess cable by the clutch arm.



Its a simple mistake, can happen easily if that's the issue.
 

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Thanks guys, I'll try putting the plug on the engine side



blindstitch-I can't remember loosening any nuts to disengage the cable, there are two nuts above the cable rest on the engine though and yes if my clutch were a clock the lever would be reading 9 o'clock



mikecmp-when i pull the clutch lever there is no tension and the arm is not returning on it's own to the 9 o'clock position; i tried to wind up the clutch lever, but it will only go one revolution; is that normal?
 

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cxlover- the mushroom plug; does the stump of the mushroom go into the engine side or does the stump go into the clutch cover side?
 

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Thanks everybody, I got the clutch worked out; just wanted to say thanks; couldn't have done it without your help.
 
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