How does the clutch work on a hydraulic clutch?
When the clutch lever is pulled in on a hydraulic clutch, fluid is compressed down through a line to separate the clutch. With a standard cable clutch, the lever pulls on a cable that is connected to an arm that is used to separate the clutch plates. (2) Purpose.
What causes a bike clutch to creep forward?
If your bike wants to creep forward, even when the clutch is pulled in, that is a sign that the hydraulic fluid in your clutch’s hydraulic system is either worn out or has air bubbles in it.
How does a hydraulic clutch work on a Magura bike?
If your bike didn’t come with an OEM hydraulic clutch, there will be no master slave units on the engine cases to activate the push rod. The Magura Hymec system overcomes this by including a hydraulic slave cylinder that bolts outside the cases to move the actuating arm that your clutch cable used to pull.
What kind of hydraulic fluid do I need for my Clutch?
(10) Brake fluid. The type of hydraulic fluid your clutch system requires is printed on the cap of your clutch master cylinder reservoir. If your bike requires brake fluid, we recommend Dot 4 or Dot 5.1 fluid with high boiling points. The dry boiling point, which is the higher number, is taken when the fluid is in perfect condition.
How to replace a clutch push rod seal?
1- Remove the clutch release mechanism. 2- Pull the clutch push rod out of the motor. 3- Squirt a little high quality grease through the push rod hole in the seal. 4- Reassemble everything. It worked! Eventually though, I knew that I needed to replace the clutch push rod seal, clutch push rod, and a worn clutch release mechanism.
Where is the difficult bolt on a clutch pushrod?
The “difficult” bolt, is the one above the clutch push rod opening in the seal retainer plate. (In the image below, you can see the “temporary fix” of grease being used on the clutch pushrod to stem off the tide of leaking motor oil.) Finally, out of frustration, I made my own wrench!
What happens when you release the clutch pedal?
Slowly release the clutch pedal. As the clutch engages the flywheel and pressure plate, the engine should stall. If the engine doesn’t stall, then the clutch is slipping. Watch the video below.
What should I do if my clutch makes a noise?
Open the hood and use a mechanic’s stethoscope or a length of rubber hose (a vacuum hose will do) to listen closely along the release mechanism. Your vehicle repair manual (Haynes is a good aftermarket manual) can help you locate components. 2. My Transmission Makes Noises in Neutral