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Posted by warren_long at May 19. 2017

any help or tips for setting up and adjustment of clutch on my commando please gents

thanks warren

Re: clutch adjustment commando 850

Posted by Tony Ripley at May 19. 2017

Have you got a manual ?

Section C35 of the workshop manual:-

Clutch Adjustment

 

1

Slacken cable adjustment at the handlebar control as far as possible.

2

Remove the clutch adjuster inspection cap from the chaincase.

3

Remove the inspection cap from the gearbox end cover.

4

With the index finger, move the clutch operating lever to and fro inside the gearbox cover to establish whether or not there is slight movement. If there is, clutch push rod adjustment is correct. If there is not, rectify as follows.

5

Release nut (B) in Fig. C46 then turn the screw (C) gently anti-clockwise until movement is felt on the right side operating lever.

6

Turn screw (C) in a clockwise direction until it is felt that the screw just touches the push rod.

7

Unscrew adjustment screw (C) one full turn and, holding in this position retighten locknut (B). This ensures the correct free movement on the clutch push rod.

8

Adjust the clutch cable at the control to provide 3/16 in. to 1/4 in. (4.76 to 6.35 m m) free movement between the cable outer casing and adjuster.

Regards

 

Tony

Re: clutch adjustment commando 850

Posted by john_holmes at May 20. 2017

At 7 try 1/2 turn instead of the full turn. Other item to try is changing stack height as spring pressure is not linear unlike coil springs.

Re: clutch adjustment commando 850

Posted by warren_long at May 24. 2017

Previously Tony Ripley wrote:

Have you got a manual ?

Section C35 of the workshop manual:-

Clutch Adjustment

 

1

Slacken cable adjustment at the handlebar control as far as possible.

2

Remove the clutch adjuster inspection cap from the chaincase.

3

Remove the inspection cap from the gearbox end cover.

4

With the index finger, move the clutch operating lever to and fro inside the gearbox cover to establish whether or not there is slight movement. If there is, clutch push rod adjustment is correct. If there is not, rectify as follows.

5

Release nut (B) in Fig. C46 then turn the screw (C) gently anti-clockwise until movement is felt on the right side operating lever.

6

Turn screw (C) in a clockwise direction until it is felt that the screw just touches the push rod.

7

Unscrew adjustment screw (C) one full turn and, holding in this position retighten locknut (B). This ensures the correct free movement on the clutch push rod.

8

Adjust the clutch cable at the control to provide 3/16 in. to 1/4 in. (4.76 to 6.35 m m) free movement between the cable outer casing and adjuster.

Regards

 

Tony

Re: clutch adjustment commando 850

Posted by warren_long at May 24. 2017

thanks for that Tony

Re: clutch adjustment commando 850

Posted by warren_long at May 24. 2017
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