Clutch not working

Discussion in 'Frame Mounted Engines' started by stowaway, Aug 10, 2007.

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  1. stowaway

    stowaway Guest

    Ive been trying to smoothen my chain. I opened the drive shaft where the chain connects to the motor. and didnt really do too much with it.

    Then when i put it back together the peice that is suppose to go in between the cog to activate the clutch goes all the way in instead of sticking a little bit out so the clutch can be pulled on.

    What do you think has happened?

    Ive included a pic.

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  2. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    there should be a little ball bearing in there as well
    look around on the floor it probably fell out and you didn't notice
    it is the same diameter as the pin is thick
  3. stowaway

    stowaway Guest


    your a bloody champion! sure enough there was a little ball bearing on the ground and now its up and going again!

    thanks azkronic!
  4. azbill

    azbill Active Member

    no prob dude
    it was a "been there, done that" thing:D
  5. gone_fishin

    gone_fishin Guest

    very good call to "stop and ask first"... 8)
  6. fylerc1

    fylerc1 New Member

    I just had this same problem. Couldn't get the clutch to work. Gotta love MBF, I found the solution in 20 minutes. The bearing was sitting there on the garage floor, plain as day. Thanks guys!