Gearbox Question

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MightyGem
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Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:46 pm

If I put my Li Series 2 in gear with the engine off and release the clutch lever, if I move the scooter, I can feel the piston moving as would be expected.

If I pull the clutch lever to disengage the clutch, I can still fell the piston moving. Why?

Engine running, in gear, clutch disengaged, nothing happens as would be expected.

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Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:13 pm

Oil drag on the clutch plates when cold. It probably wouldn’t do it once the oil gets hot or not at all if you use one of the new breeds of oil like Maxima’s MTL85 or the Castrol ST90 which unlike all the other ST90 oils is a GL3 oil (the others are all GL1) hope this helps.

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Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:27 am

My G.P. 200 does the same thing. I use Rock oil

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Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:29 am

Check cables and check the swivel on top of the gearbox.

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Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:42 pm

Scooterdude wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:13 pm
Oil drag on the clutch plates when cold. It probably wouldn’t do it once the oil gets hot or not at all if you use one of the new breeds of oil like Maxima’s MTL85 or the Castrol ST90 which unlike all the other ST90 oils is a GL3 oil (the others are all GL1) hope this helps.
Thanks for that. I'll check it out next time I've been for a ride.

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