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post #1 of 7 Old 01-27-2013, 04:01 PM Thread Starter
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clutch cover leak.

Ive been having probs with the clutch cover leaking. As we all do the cover comes off and on alot. Anyone have any tips on the gasket. Should i use some kind of sealant or just use it the way it is. What do any of u use? Thanks.
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post #2 of 7 Old 01-28-2013, 08:35 AM
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you could use some black silicone sealant around the gasket to keep it from leaking. ive used this stuff and it works wonders.

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Check the cover real good for cracks, I had a leak and thought it was a gasket then found out it the cover had a hair line crack at one of the bolt areas

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Check the cover real good for cracks, I had a leak and thought it was a gasket then found out it the cover had a hair line crack at one of the bolt areas
And you know there is a tightening pattern too right? I have gone round and round with my damn clutch cover leaking.
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i had same problem now i use a thin coat of grey rtv and no leaks
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post #6 of 7 Old 02-02-2013, 08:54 PM
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If you clean the cover side and the case side real good and make sure there is no cracks like ripped said, and follow the correct pattern for tightening and the right amount of torque, there should be no problems.

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post #7 of 7 Old 02-02-2013, 10:51 PM
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I use yamabond its a thin grey sealant made by yamaha it cost like 10 bucks a tube, but its great stuff its all I use. I used some black rtv from wal mart one time on some cases, an had to pull the motor back out and apart never again lol. I reused my cover gasket like 10 times before it gave me trouble.

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