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  1. Clutch issues after reassembling cable assembly

    V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    I don't know if what I'm about to describe means the clutch isn't engaged or what, but it makes zero sense to me. I'm replacing my chain and sprockets, so I had to remove the clutch cable assembly. 2008 650. I watched a video on adjustment, which I did, but the following things happen with my...
  2. Constantly increasing clutch free play. Do I need to change the clutch plates?

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I have a DL650A 07 with 63.000 km. At around 50k I had noticed that I had problem switching to neutral when I was fully stopped and the clutch lever had a lot of free play before it would engage. So I used the adjuster nut on the lever to reduce the free play. That fixed the switching to neutral...
  3. Burned out clutch after 7,000 miles

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    During an off-road training class a week ago, I noticed that my clutch was slipping and, despite clutch cable adjustment, soon realized I'd burned out a clutch after only 7,000 miles of riding. Now, here are some possibilities: 1. My bad riding technique is at fault - I tend to feather the...