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Old 04-20-2015, 07:52 PM
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Good question because the terms 'engaged' and 'disengaged' are often interchanged.

A clutch that is 'engaged' is mechanically connected to the engine. In other words the rear wheel will not rotate without rotating the engine crankshaft.

A clutch that is 'disengaged' will allow the rear whel to spin free.

The most common problem is a clutch that won't 'disengage' which is usually because the clutch cable isn't adjusted correctly (tight enough). The next most common is stuck clutch friction pads which sometimes happens with a new engine that has sat in storage for a while.

Which is your problem. Stays engaged or will not engage? If it doesn't 'engage' the clutch cable might be too tight.

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