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tunaman

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Hydraulic Clutch Line Position Adjustment
« on: May 27, 2021, 06:12:26 PM »

I need to adjust the hydraulic line on my bars just a little. If I crack the banjo bolt on the master cylinder to rotate the fitting a smidge, do I have to bleed the line?

Sorry, but new to the hydraulic clutch and it’s been so long since I had to muck with my brake line on my Fat Boy so I can’t recall.
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Line Position Adjustment
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2021, 06:55:38 PM »

If it's loosened slightly just enough rotate it, I think your OK only if you don't squeeze the lever and no fluid is lost when slightly lessened. After every is tightened back up , test the clutch pull with motor off then again with motor running.
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Line Position Adjustment
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2021, 07:19:41 PM »

Thanks! I’ll give it a shot, and if I have to bleed it then I’ll just replace the fluid anyway.

Appreciate the response.
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Line Position Adjustment
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2021, 07:31:51 PM »

You should be fine, just check you level when finished.
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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Line Position Adjustment
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2021, 08:27:22 PM »

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Re: Hydraulic Clutch Line Position Adjustment
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2021, 02:45:25 AM »

Thanks all. I was able to loosen it just enough this afternoon and reposition the line, and the clutch seemed no worse for wear.
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