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jambo1317

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jambo1317 says:

Suzuki GSXR 750 SRAD 1998 clutch problem

I have a 1998 Suzuki GSXR 750 SRAD. The clutch has got really heavy to use. It has just broken it's third clutch cable. The last clutch cable only lasted 500 miles. My mechanical knowledge is very limited so any help or advice will be greatly appreciated. Does anyone know if this is a common issue on a 750 srad that has done 44,000 miles? Many thanks for your help with this one.

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

Clutch

Welcome jambo, if you have had the bike a few years and the clutch cable is routed correctly then it`s a clutch strip.

 

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kcmc

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kcmc says:

Suzuki GSXR 750 SRAD 1998

Hi Jambo1317 and welcome to the site:smile

Find it very strange that you have left things so long before addressing the problem properly, as you yourself say you have limited mechanical knowledge so why haven't you take the bike to a good bike mechanic to carry out the proper repair and save on three broken cables? so if I give you some mechanical possible repairs, is this only going to get you into more trouble or will you be able test parts to find the possible fault?. :ph43r:


Good Luck

KCMC :tongue:


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domster

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domster says:

Release Mechanism

Those nasty worm screws need regular greasing.

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jambo1317

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jambo1317 says:

Suzuki GSXR 750 SRAD 1998 clutch problem

Hi KCMC,

I have owned the bike for around 8 years. It came with full service history and had around 12,000 miles on the clock when I bought it.

In that time the bike has had 2 new CLUTCH RELEASE MECHANISMS.

Armed with my Haynes manual, I fitted the first new CLUTCH RELEASE MECHANISM. The second was fitted by a professional mechanic who confirmed that I had fitted the previous mechanism correctly. After the last service which included a new cable the clutch felt perfect for about 50 miles then it went really stiff and tight again until the cable snapped near to the lever.

It felt as if something had moved out of alignment creating extra tension on the cable.

Any ideas will be appreciated.

Many thanks,

Jambo1317 

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jambo1317

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jambo1317 says:

Suzuki GSXR 750 SRAD 1998 clutch problem

Hi Jaffa90

Thanks for your reply. If I attempt the clutch strip armed with my Haynes manual, do you have any pointers on what to look for?

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jambo1317

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jambo1317 says:

Suzuki GSXR 750 SRAD 1998 clutch problem

Thanks Domster,

Does anybody have any images of them 'nasty gsxr 750 srad worm screws' and/or their location.

Many thanks,

Jambo1317

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oscarthegrouch

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into the clutch ramp?

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