How to replace brake and clutch levers on a motorcycle

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The motorcycle part business is booming in the united states and other parts of the globe. The reason for this popularity is the fact that bikes are more prone to accidents; hence the need to replace parts of a motorcycle is higher. A good example is the motorcycle Brake Clutch Lever is likely to damage during falls. On the other hand, these companies also have a lot of business from companies and motorcycle dealers who do not make the parts but rather purchase them and assemble them.

Several motorcycle dealers fall in the category of assembling industries hence do not manufacture their parts. When you get a replacement part for your bike, you have the option of taking it to a professional for fixing or doing it yourself. In this post, we discuss how to replace a brake and clutch lever.

Manually replacing a brake lever

The brake lever is one of the most manageable parts of a bike to replace. It also does not require a lot of equipment to replace as all you need s a screw. The first step of replacing a brake lever is to use a screw to untighten the bolts of the brake lever and remove it. Once you have the old brake lever removed, you will need to clean the location and grease the bolts slightly to allow the new lever to be more durable. Once you have prepared the bolts and the new part, you can easily insert it in its desired location and screw it in using the screw. It is essential to make sure that you do not screw it in too tightly as it takes away from proper functionality. Also, be keen not to leave it loosely attached to keep it from falling off.

Manually replacing the clutch lever

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The first step for replacing the clutch lever is to unclutch the cable. Doing this will require you to loosen the ropes to the handle first. Once the roles are relaxed, you can proceed to dismantle the entire clutch network. Once the clutch system is completely disassembled, you can go back and unhook the rope more effortlessly. It is vital to make sure that no harm comes to the cable. The next step would be to remove the clutch lever and replace it using a crew. However, before installing the new part, make sure to clean out the part of the bike where the lever goes.

Also, make sure that the new lever is appropriately screwed in to keep it from detaching or ill-functioning. Before putting the entire clutch system back in place, make sure that the clutch cable is properly hooked similarly to that of the brake. Finally, re-attach the rope and screw the perch of the clutch onto the handlebar.


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