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post #1 of 2 Old Aug 13th, 2011, 9:43 pm Thread Starter
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I am the second owner of a 05lt with 15,500 miles. The bike has performed flawlessly for the past two years since I purchased it until last week when I pulled in on the clutch after filling up with fuel and it felt like there was very little pressure. I got it into first gear and pulled the clutch again and there was no pressure...so I slowly rode home in first gear for 12 miles.

The dealeship Indy says there is evidence of fluid leaking and I probably need a master cylinder and/or slave cylinder. I am not mechanical in nature so I am not sure what the master/slave cylinder does but I understand the next part...$1800.00.

Am I getting ripped off or is this a fair price....not like I have a lot of choices if I want the bike back so I can ride it before the end of the summer.

Thanks in advance for your replies!

Daryl
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post #2 of 2 Old Aug 13th, 2011, 10:40 pm
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Re: Clutch

You can down load the videos for drilling the weep hole (look at the top of the thread area)and see what it takes to get to the slave cylinder. $1800 does seem a bit steep for a job that should not take more than 4 hours. Now if you are going to get a new clutch in the deal that is a reasonable amount. A leaking slave can take out the clutch with dot 4 contamination.

Might fill out your profile as there may be some one near by that can help.

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