Those who have a passion for engines knows how to take care of your bike and is able to perform various maintenance operations. You can perform tasks autonomously, without being passionate, it allows you to save money. One of the typical maintenance operation is to change the motorcycle clutch. A necessary step when we understand that changing gears becomes difficult, for example. To ensure long life to the engine block and to have the optimal driving experience, it is essential to replace the motorcycle clutch. If you don’t know how to do this, don’t worry. Read the this interesting and useful guide to perform the work.
Motorcycle clutch: First Step
Most clutches work in oil bath (except for Ducati engines) and that is why we must bend to its side the bike. Because the oil can drain out. It is recommended that you get a soft spot on which rest the bike. Now you have to locate the carter (normally located on the right side of the bike and protected by a block of round shape). Loosen the clutch cable lock using a wrench of adequate size, by unscrewing counterclockwise. In some models it is necessary to disassemble the power lever. Unscrew the bolts gradually loosening crankcase and remove the piece. Remove the old gasket and clean with some fine sandpaper and solvent. Why take gasket residue that may remain on the profile.
Motorcycle clutch: Second Step
You must unscrew the bolts that hold the spring pressure plate. To unscrew them simply just a quarter turn and avoid blowing away the springs. Remove the pressure plate. At this point remove the disks you see will be interspersed with steel wires and disks placed disks called. It is important that the sequence of records. Why should be persisted in inserting new spare parts. The last thing you have to insert the pressure cap at last-hole steel disc. According to the model of discs purchased may be useful to dip a few hours before new disks in oil.
Motorcycle clutch: Last Step
The last operation is the closure of the block clutch. Screw without forcing the springs, the pressure plate and, before placing the carter. Replaced or restored the seal. If the gasket is supplied parts kits, the latter will already be shaped according to the form of the block clutch. Otherwise, you can purchase liquid seals in tubes and follow the contour of the block before you screw the housing cover. Tighten all bolts without tightening and only at the end, tighten gradually until they oppose resistance. Hang up the clutch cable and tighten with the wrench. Now you can enjoy a nice ride with the bike. Below the Video of our Friends in action. For all news about Motorcycles go to our Blog.