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  • Offline rukarit   th

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    Re: Clutch Issues on Cold Start
    Reply #160 on: March 05, 2023, 04:55:16 am
    March 05, 2023, 04:55:16 am
    My bike F900R just replaced new clutch version at 10km odometer. the gear is very hard to going up or down. Q.S. did not smooth.

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    Re: Clutch Issues on Cold Start
    Reply #161 on: March 05, 2023, 09:36:24 am
    March 05, 2023, 09:36:24 am
    Your post is not very helpful as it stands.

    Do you mean 10,000km?

    Did an authorised BMW workshop do the clutch replacement? Not normal for BMW workshops allowing customers to photograph their work.

    Did you run the new clutch in for the first 500-1000km?

    If the answers are yes to all these questions and you still have a bad clutch then BMW would have to replace it Ö. Again.
    Last Edit: March 05, 2023, 09:40:08 am by Jggpossum

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    Re: Clutch Issues on Cold Start
    Reply #162 on: March 06, 2023, 10:31:25 am
    March 06, 2023, 10:31:25 am
    *Originally Posted by Jggpossum [+]
    Your post is not very helpful as it stands.

    Do you mean 10,000km?

    Did an authorised BMW workshop do the clutch replacement? Not normal for BMW workshops allowing customers to photograph their work.

    Did you run the new clutch in for the first 500-1000km?

    If the answers are yes to all these questions and you still have a bad clutch then BMW would have to replace it Ö. Again.
    Ceratinly doesn't look like a BMW workshop based on what I've seen...
    I had 3 clutches in the first year, as well as a broken clutch cable, all replaced in gaurantee. My BMW workshop often send me photos/videos of the work they are doing to my bike ( when replacing leaky valve cover seal for example)... Guess it depends how happy they want you to be...
    Last Edit: March 06, 2023, 10:32:21 am by Royinspain

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    Re: Clutch Issues on Cold Start
    Reply #163 on: March 20, 2023, 12:39:24 pm
    March 20, 2023, 12:39:24 pm
    Picked up the steed this weekend after the clutch replacement. I only went on a 5 mi test ride and holy snikes is the clutch WAAAAAAY better! It didn't want to launch me off the saddle or engage in a herky-jerky manner. The dealer reminded me of the 600mi break in and recommend some, spirited riding similar to patgm's post.
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    Re: Clutch Issues on Cold Start
    Reply #164 on: March 20, 2023, 09:32:07 pm
    March 20, 2023, 09:32:07 pm
    Your experience is very similar to mine. I persevered with my original Clutch on my Sept 2000 model for about 20,000km. At times it was almost ok so I convinced myself it was me. In the end this forum convinced me to ask for the replacement 850GS clutch warranty replacement. From first ride the new clutch engaged perfectly and had the progressive power take up I had always expected. Finding neutral is sometimes a challenge at standstill but I donít think for me at least it warrants another new clutch. Some would disagree and have continued to get clutch replacements until it works as expected.

    You might notice at times with the 850 clutch that the cable transmits a bit of feedback on release that feels like a slight kick. This is normal.

    Enjoy

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    Re: Clutch Issues on Cold Start
    Reply #165 on: March 21, 2023, 07:48:57 pm
    March 21, 2023, 07:48:57 pm
    *Originally Posted by Jggpossum [+]
    Your experience is very similar to mine. I persevered with my original Clutch on my Sept 2000 model for about 20,000km. At times it was almost ok so I convinced myself it was me. In the end this forum convinced me to ask for the replacement 850GS clutch warranty replacement. From first ride the new clutch engaged perfectly and had the progressive power take up I had always expected. Finding neutral is sometimes a challenge at standstill but I donít think for me at least it warrants another new clutch. Some would disagree and have continued to get clutch replacements until it works as expected.

    You might notice at times with the 850 clutch that the cable transmits a bit of feedback on release that feels like a slight kick. This is normal.

    Enjoy

    I've got a 2022 bike and the clutch and gearbox seem good. Finding neutral is easy enough. Not quite as easy as a Honda/Yamaha box but still good. My bike also has the little click on the lever sometimes. It felt a bit like the cable snagging at first but good apparently that's because of the slipper clutch. I'm assuming that the bike has a different clutch to the ones on early XR's that people had issues with?

    I do notice I have to slip the clutch a little more than I'd expect when pulling away, but presume this is a characteristic of the engine. It's my first parallel twin, am used to triples and I4/V4 bikes.

     



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