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Old 01-12-2019, 07:36 AM
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I was riding last sunday started out in the 30s had not rode far went to pass car and motor revved up some the clutch was slipping could this be due to the bike still being cold.
 
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Old 01-12-2019, 08:52 AM
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It definitely could be from the cold, the plates were likely sticking together
 
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Old 01-12-2019, 08:56 AM
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Originally Posted by purpledeuce View Post
It definitely could be from the cold, the plates were likely sticking together
If the plates were sticking together, the clutch would not have slipped....

OP: Tell us what model and year bike, stock clutch? Hydraulic or cable actuated?
 

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Old 01-12-2019, 09:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Dan89FLSTC View Post
If the plates were sticking together, the clutch would not have slipped....

OP: Tell us what model and year bike, stock clutch? Hydraulic or cable actuated?
Looking at his previous threads, it looks like he has a 2012 Ultra Limited.
 
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Old 01-12-2019, 10:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Dan89FLSTC View Post
If the plates were sticking together, the clutch would not have slipped....

OP: Tell us what model and year bike, stock clutch? Hydraulic or cable actuated?
well crap, so much for sounding smart today lol, Iíll try again tmrw
 
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Old 01-12-2019, 11:05 AM
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Well the viscosity of oil is higher at lower temps.. It could be an issue.. Improper clutch adjustment might bring it out but IIRC hot usually lessens the free play.. Could also be caused by your frozen fingers not wanting to let go of the lever..
 
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Old 01-12-2019, 12:33 PM
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2012 Ultra limited cable clutch.
 
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Old 01-12-2019, 12:47 PM
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Might just need a clutch adjustment.

But, depending upon mileage and how ya use it...the clutch might be due for replacement.
 
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Old 01-13-2019, 11:41 AM
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I went out to garage and checked clutch lever there was no slack will adjust when I change primary oil.
 
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Old 01-13-2019, 07:15 PM
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I think you've found your problem.
 

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