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ENGINE RIGHT SIDE 5-5
Due to friction plate wear and clutch cable stretch over
a long period of use, the clutch must be adjusted in accor-
dance with the P eriodic Maintenance Chart.
To avoid a serious burn, never touch the hot engine
or exhaust chamber during clutch adjustment.
Clutch Lever Free Play Inspectio n
Slide the clutch lever dust cover [A] out of place.
Check that the clutch cable upper end is fully seated in
the adjuster [B].
Check that the clutch lever [C] has 2 ∼ 3mmofplay[D].
If it does not, adjust the lever play.
Free Play Adjustment
Slide the clutch lever dust cover out of place.
Loosen the knurled locknut [A].
Turn the adjuster [B] so that the clutch lever will have 2 ∼
Be 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.
Tighten the locknut.
If it cannot be done, loosen the adjusting nuts [A] at the
bottom of the clutch cable, and turn the nuts so that clutch
lever has 2 ∼ 3mmofplay.
After the adjustment is made, tighten the locknut, and
start the engine and check that the clutch does not slip
and that it release properly.
Clutch Cable Removal
Slide the dust cover out of place.
Loosen the adjusting nuts at the lower of the cable, and
turn the adjusting nuts to give the cable plenty of play.
Loosen the knurled locknut [A] at the clutch lever, and
screw in the adjuster [B].
Line up the slots [C] in the clutch lever, knurled locknut,
and adjuster, and then free the cable from the clutch lever.