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Honda Clutch Problem

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by YLC1, Apr 15, 2007.

  1. YLC1

    YLC1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72

    I have a Honda HR214 that the blade brake clutch won't disengage.The cable isn't stuck.Could it be the return springs have gotten weak?Maybe gunk keeping it from releasing?Thanks,Richard
  2. dutch1

    dutch1 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Jayhawk
    Messages: 2,249

    When the clutch cable is activated there is a three ball bearing assembly that cams up to engage the clutch. I would check for debris or a small piece of a branch that may be causing one of the ball bearings to not release. Otherwise I would suspect a gummed up assembly.

  3. Bill Kapaun

    Bill Kapaun LawnSite Senior Member
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  4. YLC1

    YLC1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72

    Thanks for the advice and the link.I'm getting ready to tear into the clutch tomorrow.Thanks again,Richard

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