Hey guys.I atempted to change my clutch cable.Looked very simple.Now when I start it in neutral and squeeze the clutch.As soon as I put it in gear it goes forward and then dies.what did I do?
I can't figure out what would have happened. It don't matter how you take the cable off, it shouldn't have messed anything up.Hey helmut.I have tryed adjusting it for a couple hours no luck I then took the cable of of the tranny and put it in gear and moved the lever by hand and it still wont roll.It worked fine before I removed the old cable,The old cable was frayed so that is why I tryed to replace it.Is there any special way to remove the cable.Like in gear in neutral I just simply un hooked the cable and removed it and put the new one at the same adjustment as the old.
I doubt that you did any damage doing that. I bet something behind the clutch cover is broken or out of place, but it wouldn't caused by you taking the cable loose. Whatever is wrong with it was probably already bad. Is this the bike that you mentioned a couple days ago and said the clutch wasn't slipping but you didn't have much clutch throw?I wonder If I did damage inside the clutch When I put it in Gear and it would lung forwad on its own wit the clutch handle squeezed
Glad you got it fixed.no that wasnt me. you were right.I went back out and took the cable off and put a pair of channel locks on the lever and pushed it forward the bike moved in gear > I did not realize how much force was needed to engage the clutch.Im an idiot. Made the adjustment and all is good thanks