Bleeding the clutch


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Bleeding the clutch

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1. I am NOT very mechanically capable.
2. How do you determine if the clutch fluid has air?
3. How do you bleed the clutch?


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Re: Bleeding the clutch

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If the clutch has air in it, you will have very hard time shifting, because you won't be able to fully disengage the clutch. Also, when in gear with the clutch pulled in, the bike will try to "creep" ahead - again because the clutch isn't fully disengaged.

Bleeding the clutch is exactly the same as bleeding brakes, and it's the same on every bike - have a look at the "How-To Articles" section at the top of the page, there are several covering it.

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Re: Bleeding the clutch

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Exactly what the tech guy at Honda of Knoxville said. They will be doing a complete flush and bleed.
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