Date: 23 Aug 2004 20:55:08 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: c900 clutch TO bearing

On Mon, 23 Aug 2004 22:38:00 +0200, MH <> wrote: >> > In a classic 900, what causes the the clutch slave cyl. to retract > >> Not sure. "It just does". >> Lot of miles on the clutch, by any chance? > > The problem is that he just replaced the whole lot (bearing, pressure group, > clutch plate) with new parts. Ouch. > The whining started shortly after that and > disappears when he depresses the clutch pedal. There are some iron scrapings > on the bearing so we suspect that the slave cyl. somehow does not retract > and the bearing does not release from the finger springs (his is an '85 900, > Haynes calls the slave cyl an 'early type') . Did he gouge the slave cyl's outer surface with the clutch plate fingers during installation (asked Dave in a "don't ask me how I know to ask that" kind of way)... That'd be aluminum shavings, though. Is all the air out of the system? (a stretch I'll admit). Did it work for a while and then go bad, or was it bad right away? Were they all new parts? Dave

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