Clutch Lever and Cable
Clutch Lever Free Play Inspection
Pull the clutch lever just enough to take up the free play
Measure the gap between the lever and lever holder.
Clutch Lever Free Play
3 mm (0.08
*If the gap is too wide, the clutch may not release fully. If
the gap is too narrow, the clutch may not engage fully. In
either case, adjust it.
Clutch Lever Free Play Adjustment
To avoid a serious burn, never touch the engine or
exhaust pipe during clutch adjustment.
Loosen the adjusting nuts [A].
Loosen the adjuster locknut [A].
Turn the adjuster  to create a clearance of 5
(0.020 - 0.024
in.) [C] between the adjuster and the lock-
Firmly pull on the cable [A] and tighten the adjusting nuts
. Turn the adjuster to adjust the free play to 2
3 mm (0.08
- 0.12 in.).
Tighten the locknut.
Check that the upper end of the cable is fitted correctly in
Be sure that the outer cable end is fully seated in
the adjuster at the clutch lever, or it could slip into
place later, creating enough cable play to prevent
Start the engine to check for any clutch slippage or if the
clutch disengages properly.