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by chrismckay
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: no neutral
Replies: 15
Views: 2308

Re: no neutral

This might sound daft, but try adjusting the lever away from the bars, then try finding neutral.
by chrismckay
Mon Sep 28, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: Clutch issue
Replies: 0
Views: 841

Clutch issue

2102 R1200 RT Once every few weeks my clutch lever, after being pulled in to activate. loses all pressure then after some random pulling and wiggling on the lever it returns to normal. Also when bike is stationery with engine running, clutch pulled in and in gear, perhaps at traffic lights, after ab...
by chrismckay
Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: Clutch issue
Replies: 10
Views: 1400

Re: Clutch issue

David. wrote: Has he bike been laid up for a while.

First ride of the year....so 4 months in the garage.
by chrismckay
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: Loss of power and running poor
Replies: 15
Views: 3325

Re: Loss of power and running poor

David. wrote: Which pulley was it, twistgrip, cable splitter (on the front of the air filter housing) or throttle body.

Could this have been attributed to throttle cable adjustment/free play.

Is the bike fitted with cruise control.

It was the splitter cable Dave, and yes bike has cruise control.
by chrismckay
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: Clutch issue
Replies: 10
Views: 1400

Re: Clutch issue

Thanks for the replies Guys, The bike is a 2012 model. Strangely enough the lever is now functioning as it should!!!!....I was playing about with the lever working it in and out when all of a sudden the resistance came back and it is fully functioning. I presume, even though there is no rebuild kit,...
by chrismckay
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: Clutch issue
Replies: 10
Views: 1400

Clutch issue

Hello Guys, Was out on bike today and there was an intermittent problem with the clutch lever, a couple of times it kinda stuck whilst pulled back against the handlebar, the lever was totally slack to move away from handlebar, then it returned to normal operation and worked no problems. After return...
by chrismckay
Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: Loss of power and running poor
Replies: 15
Views: 3325

Re: Loss of power and running poor

Just a follow up to the outcome of the issue.


Turns out that the throttle cable had jumped a pulley...!!
by chrismckay
Fri Feb 28, 2020 2:57 pm
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: rubber gators
Replies: 3
Views: 950

Re: rubber gators

Wow....brilliant... :D
by chrismckay
Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: rubber gators
Replies: 3
Views: 950

rubber gators

Bit of a long shot here, but does anyone know where I could source the rubber gators that cover the slide pins on the rear caliper of a 2012R1200RT.


Chris :-)
by chrismckay
Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: Spliting brake callipers
Replies: 4
Views: 1143

Re: Spliting brake callipers

Some great links in those posts Dave. The problem I was having is that one out of eight of the front caliper pistons would not move under normal operation of the brakes, thus i was considering a piston rebuild. However by securing the other seven pistons and using the brake lever hydraulic pressure ...
by chrismckay
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: Spliting brake callipers
Replies: 4
Views: 1143

Spliting brake callipers

[size=13px]Has anybody ever split the callipers for the purpose of changing the pistons/seals [/font][/size] [size=13px] [size=13px] [size=13px]Noticed on Motorworks website that on the page where you order the pistons there is a warning advising not to split the callipers as they may not seal agai...
by chrismckay
Tue Feb 25, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: When turning the engine over to fit new alternator belt.......
Replies: 7
Views: 1736

Re: When turning the engine over to fit new alternator belt.......

Changed the alternator belt today no problem.


Left the spark plugs in and turned the crank pully nut...
by chrismckay
Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:26 am
Forum: Maintenance, Servicing and Problems
Topic: When turning the engine over to fit new alternator belt.......
Replies: 7
Views: 1736

When turning the engine over to fit new alternator belt.......

I realise you more experienced mechanics will be giving a large "sigh", but if you dont ask you dont know!! When fitting a new alternator belt and manually turning the engine, should the engine be in gear or in neutral? I have googled some varying techniques to carryout this task and some ...
by chrismckay
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Brake caliper pressure seal.
Replies: 7
Views: 933

Re: Brake caliper pressure seal.

As ever David, brilliant reply  ;D