Kawa clutch air gap.........

Discussion in 'Mechanic and Repair' started by Equipguy, Apr 4, 2005.

  1. Equipguy

    Equipguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    Does anyone know how I would adjust the air gap on the clutch of a Kawa 23? :help:
  2. Mower Man

    Mower Man LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    Kawasaki doesn't make clutches.

    Is either an Ongura, or Warne.
    Ongura must be checked & adjusted.
    Warne is patented automaticlly adjust itself.

    What brand mower is it?
  3. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,366

    I adjust all them about .010, use two feeler gages at a time. Why are you adjusting it?
  4. Gautreaux's LNG

    Gautreaux's LNG LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 379

    Ortega clutches at .25, Warrens aren't adjustable I don't think.
  5. Mower Man

    Mower Man LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    Warne patented clutches are self adjusting.

    Ongura's should be air blown clean, and process of setting air gap is like that of ignition points (key switch off). Setting is 0.010-0.012.

    Many clutches prematurely wear because they're either not burnished or not burnished correctly.

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