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Too much grease

Cause

  • Excess of lubrication grease on the nose of the release bearing.

Repair

  • Clean the release bearing.
  • Apply the correct quantity of lubricant.
Over torque

Cause

  • Excessive engine brake operation.
  • Incorrect disc for the application.
  • Aggressive starting operation.
  • The clutch operating system is badly adjusted or defective (clutch pedal).

Repair

  • Replace the clutch disc.
Difficulty shifting

Cause

  • Incorrect release bearing travel.
  • The clutch operating system is badly adjusted or defective.
  • The level of pre-load on the release bearing is incorrect.

Repair

  • Adjust the clutch operating system (pedal height, self adjusting system,
    clutch linkage..) check the pre-load on the release bearing.
Clutch pedal binding

Cause

  • The fork is out of shape.
  • The release bearing guide tube is worn or the release arm / fork is bent / worn.

Repair

  • Replace by a genuine release fork.
  • Install new clutch and guide tube.
  • Inspect all release bearing system components and repair or replace as needed.
The contact point of the fork is worn out, the fork is off-centered

Cause

  • The fork is out of shape.

Repair

  • Replace by a genuine release fork.
Red dust (Rust Particles)

Cause

  • Misalignment

Repair

  • Troubleshoot cause of misalignment before replacing clutch kit.

Caution

  • If misalignment is present fitting a new clutch kit will destroy the new kit.