ENGINE RIGHT SIDE/LEFT SIDE 5-5
Clutch Lever and Cable
Clutch Lever Free Play Inspection
•Slide the dust cover [AJ at the clutch cable upper end out
of place, loosen the knurled locknut [BJ.
•Turn the adjuster [CJ so that the clutch free play become
10 - 20 mm.
•Check that the clutch cable upper end is fully seated in
•If it is does not, adjust the lever play.
Clutch Lever Free Play Adjustment
To avoid a serious burn, never touch the engine or
exhaust pipe during clutch adjustment
•Slide the dust cover at the clutch cable upper end out
of place, screw in the adjuster and tighten the knurled
•Loosen the locknut [AJ at the middle of cable, turn the
adjuster [BJ so that the clutch lever has 1 O - 20 mm play.
•Tighten the locknut.
OBe sure that the outer cable end at the clutch lever is
fully seated in the adjuster at the clutch lever, or it could
slip into the place later creating enough cable play to
prevent clutch disengagement.
•Push the clutch release lever [AJ forward strongly, check
whether the angle [BJ between the clutch cable and the
lever is 40 - 50°.
•If it does not, check the friction and steel plates thickness.
•Replace the dust cover.
•After adjustment, start the engine and check that the
clutch does not slip and that it releases properly.
Clutch Cable Lubrication
Whenever the clutch cable is removed, lubricate the
clutch cable as follows.
•Apply a thin coating of grease to the cable upper and
• Lubricate the cable with a penetrating rust inhibitor.
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