FZ6 sticky clutch - Yamaha FZ6 Forums - FZ6 Motorcycle Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-07-2014, 04:16 PM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 1
FZ6 sticky clutch

Hi.

I own a fz6 from 2006, it has run about 13000km. I really love the bike, it is my first, and i have been running it for 3 seasons now "only summer".

The only thing i dont like is the gearbox, its like i have to "relearn" it everytime im going for a spin, to make it shift smoothly.

I know these bikes have a "clunky" box, and that is just the way it is, but i noticed that my clutch plates are very sticky. If i put it in to first gear "engine off" and pull the clutch, i have to pull really hard on the back tyre the get the clutch loose and rotate the back tire freely..

Is this normal?

Sorry for my bad english, hope you understand what i mean.

Thx Thomas.

Last edited by ThomasB; 07-07-2014 at 04:20 PM.
ThomasB is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-30-2014, 01:08 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Location: oshkosh wi
Posts: 7
I had kinda the same issue on my fz1....the bike sat for a year and the clutch plate where actually stuck together....the fix.....take the clutch plates out.....soak the fiber plates in oil and clean (with a scotch brite pad) the metal plates and put it back together.....then it works like it should....
stratochile is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-24-2015, 08:51 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2015
Posts: 4
Sticky clutch

I bought my FZ6 in Feb. with "a sticky/grabby clutch" - my 1st. Fazer, so have had nothing to compare it to.

My bike did the same cold as yours, I couldn't put it into gear without it stalling the engine and I had to pull the lever 10-12 times before it would go into gear, and even then, with a clunk and a jerk.

I have now finally changed the clutch and the bike is transformed.
helmetvonthrob is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Yamaha FZ6 Forums - FZ6 Motorcycle Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome