With each individual working day use, a clutch cable on a 1971 Harley Davidson FLH can stretch and dress in out. The cable can even crack if much too worn. This is not the end of the ride. With some resources and a new cable, the clutch cable can be replaced and the bike is back on the street in no time. Be guaranteed to assemble all the things you need to have before starting up this job. You will will need, a established of screwdrivers, a set of sockets, metric or SAE sizes, a socket wrench, a mix wrench established, and the services handbook for your bicycle.
Tighten the cable adjustment nut in the center of the cable all the way. This will loosen the cable adjustment. The lock nut situated on the clutch lever cable is loosened following. This is performed by squeezing the cable adjuster until it is flush with the clutch lever. The grooves together the clutch lever and adjuster should really line up. Consider the stop cap off of the clutch lever. Attract the cable out of the grooves.
Choose the clutch lever address off if the cable is behind it. Loosen the lock nut. Transform the adjuster to the still left until finally it will come off of the clutch release. Choose the inner cable out through the groove on the clutch release. Get the finish of the cable off of the clutch release capture. Pay back focus to the route of the cable together the handlebars. Take away the cable and any mounting bolts or brackets that may be existing.
Grease up the cable and tighten the middle adjuster. Area the close in the catch on the clutch launch and match loosely. Tutorial the cable to the lever. Be guaranteed to observe the precise route as the previous one particular. Glide the cable into the groove for the clutch lever. Safe right until it is seated, but depart it a little bit unfastened. Slide the knobby conclusion in the place on the lever.
Adjust the adjuster closest to the engine to get rid of any slack. Using the adjuster to the accurate quantity of play. Although keeping the adjuster in place, tighten the lock nut. The very same need to be carried out to the heart adjuster. Total the adjustment at the lever. Convert the adjuster to the proper. Go away about an eighth of an inch slack at the lever. Check the adjustment and carry on until the cable is established the right way. Change the clutch go over.