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Out of curiosity anyone else have a hard time finding neutral after 30 mins of riding. I do a lot of street / suburban riding and at stoplights I like to give my hands at rest. At random times neutral is nowhere to be found? Any tricks or advice?

btw - Clutch slave has been replaced with Oberon and bled thoughroughly by me and then by the dealer last week and still having issues?

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Is it a 30mm Oberon?
If so Finding neutral can be a challenge
we recommend 28 or 29 MM

Out of curiosity anyone else have a hard time finding neutral after 30 mins of riding. I do a lot of street / suburban riding and at stoplights I like to give my hands at rest. At random times neutral is nowhere to be found? Any tricks or advice?

btw - Clutch slave has been replaced with Oberon and bled thoughroughly by me and then by the dealer last week and still having issues?

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are you using the stock Fluid tanks?
and Have you serviced the clutch pack at all recently?

Out of curiosity anyone else have a hard time finding neutral after 30 mins of riding. I do a lot of street / suburban riding and at stoplights I like to give my hands at rest. At random times neutral is nowhere to be found? Any tricks or advice?

btw - Clutch slave has been replaced with Oberon and bled thoughroughly by me and then by the dealer last week and still having issues?

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try selecting neutral while you're still rolling to a stop rather than at a full stop. works every time.
 

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I've got the same problem on my GT and had this issue as well with a Monster. I assumed bad back brakes and a reclusive neutral were Ducati trademarks.
 

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+1 on selecting neutral while you are still moving.

If you are stopped, it is usually easier to find from 2nd than from 1st.

If the clutch is not disengaging fully for whatever reason, that will also make it more difficult.
 

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After air in the system, the most common reason that the clutch won't completely disengage is that the aftermarket force-reduction slave units (and later model Ducati slave units) move the clutch pushrod less distance that causes drag on the transmission - a design trade-off to accomplish a reduction in clutch lever forces. The larger the slave cylinder diameter chosen, the more likely and severe the problem.
 

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are you using the stock Fluid tanks?
and Have you serviced the clutch pack at all recently?
Oberon slave is 29mm . Stock fluid tanks. Using Motul 600 DOT 4 Brake fluid.

Have not serviced the clutch pack at all. Will look into that for sure.

thanks for the replies. I will try disengaging before I come to a stop. Hadn't thought of that.. great advice.
 

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This is a "feature" on my Biposto (wet clutch) when the engine is cold, but it cures itself once it's reached normal operating temperature.

While it's still cold I slip into neutral just before stopping.

I also had the same problem at all temps when my gear lever was fouling the sidestand spring (after fitting rearsets) which I cured by raising the lever a few mm.

(With my KTM - 1000cc Vtwin - it was a sign that I needed an oil top-up, plus, it went away when I used 10w60 weight oil instead of 15w50)
 

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Older thread, yes...
I have this problem from time to time. I pull up at a light, try to get Neutral from 2nd, and it slams in to first. Then I try to pull from first to neutral, and feel real resistance, wham it goes to 2nd. I see the green light just for a tiny period. This doesnt happen often, but occasionally.

I do have the Oberon clutch slave cylinder from MotoWheels. Running Motul RBF 600 swapped out only a couple months ago when I did the slave cylinder.

I will try finding neutral before I stop and see if it improves. I may try bleeding the system again just for the hell of it and see if I may have some air.
 

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Misaligned shift fork inside the alternator cover. Not uncommon. But, it requires a knowledgable hand to reset it.

Tmnstr


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Misaligned shift fork inside the alternator cover. Not uncommon. But, it requires a knowledgable hand to reset it.

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May I ask you what do you mean with shift fork? I'm Italian, with shift fork I mean the forks inside the gearbox, those that move inside the desmo.

....this: Click here

....but maybe you mean this: Click here

Thank you very much, I have a similar problem with my Multi 1200, impossible to find neutral very often.... :(
 
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