Originally Posted by mohazima
So had a chance yesterday to do as advised and it was really easy. So easy, in fact it worries me. How did this little seal get pushed out? What's going to keep it from happening again ESP while I'm riding? I could seize the engine or worse catch some oil while cornering. Should be so easy to slide in/out?
Thanks all for the guidance. This board rocks.
Good to know you've fixed it.
Triumph also use those special self-extracting seals
under the clutch operating lever in the same engine case, the shaft where the clutch cable terminates, we've had quite a few of them also try to escape...
Here's a typical thread about it:
On other Triumphs the seal is kept in by a thrust washer and circlip, like on this Speed Triple for instance, it uses the same seal as the Bonnie's :