MAINTENANCE AN D ADJUSTMENT 155
B. Clutch Lever Free Play
If the f ree play is incorrect, adjust the
lever free pla y as follows.
Clutch Lever Free Play Adjustment
Turn the adjus ter s o that the clutch
lever will h ave the sp e cified free play.
Excess clutch lever free play
could prevent clutch disengage-
ment and cause a crash result-
ing in serio us injury or death.
When adjusting the clutch lever
free play, be sure the upper end
of the clutch outer cable is fully
seated in its fitting so that it
doesn’t slip into place later and
create excessive free play.
If it cannot be done, have the clutch
cable adjusted by an authorized
After the adjustment is made, start
the engine and check that the clutch
does not slip and that it releases