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Ok..so got it starting on 1 to 2 kicks w 3 prime kicks...Thanks to you all...now clutch needs adjusting...i put it in gear n it goes even w the lever pressed in...w bike off does the clutch still function...if its in gear I hold in the lever I can move it around? Want to know so I dont have to wait for a charge or my new battery foe me to fix the clutch

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Your bike has sat dormant for a long time? A year or more? When they sit with oil in the primary for a long time, the clutch discs get gummed up and stick to each other. Sometimes all that is necessary is to give it a good romp. There may be nothing wrong...
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Your bike has sat dormant for a long time? A year or more? When they sit with oil in the primary for a long time, the clutch discs get gummed up and stick to each other. Sometimes all that is necessary is to give it a good romp. There may be nothing wrong...
Yeah I'm pulling the primary cover off tomorrow....thats exactly what it is..aticky plates

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Your bike has sat dormant for a long time? A year or more? When they sit with oil in the primary for a long time, the clutch discs get gummed up and stick to each other. Sometimes all that is necessary is to give it a good romp. There may be nothing wrong...
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You don't have to dis assemble the clutch to unstick them.

Get the bike warmed up and push it to get it rolling then jump on and drop it into gear shift to second or third and then pull in the clutch and rapidly open and close the throttle.
The backlash will break it loose. Slip the clutch a bit to buzz the fuzz off it.

What makes them stick is usually condensation in the primary.
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You don't have to dis assemble the clutch to unstick them.

Get the bike warmed up and push it to get it rolling then jump on and drop it into gear shift to second or third and then pull in the clutch and rapidly open and close the throttle.
The backlash will break it loose. Slip the clutch a bit to buzz the fuzz off it.

What makes them stick is usually condensation in the primary.
Yeah as i put it in gear it rolls on itz own

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Go through the proper adjustment procedure. Its documented on here about 1000 times.
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Sticky plates with a properly adj clutch wont drag for long. Rev the bike in gear with clutch in., that should release them. I would verify adj first before pullng pri. Have you verified fluid level as well? Cable routing? On another related item, be sure your ferrule on the lever is facing the correct direction. I dont want to see you going through this procedure in a few weeks when the cable breaks at the end. Check it now while your there.
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