Clutch Jam Nut Stuck

Question for Fix My Hog First I would like to say your videos are top notch they have help me in many of ways. I do have a problem, I want to replace the clutch cable on my 2008 Road King but I can not loosen the clutch jam nut behind the derby cover. It is so tight that the 7/32 is starting to round off. Do you have any Suggestions for me to solve the problem? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Fix My Hog Answers Thanks for the kind words! We appreciate it. Make sure you loosened the 11/16 jam nut 1st. If the adjuster is still frozen, remove the retaining ring/clip – take the adjuster plate out; put it in a vise heat it with a torch.

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One Response to “Clutch Jam Nut Stuck”
  1. Jonathan Clemens
    Jonathan Clemens

    I had the same issue with that Jam nut. Next time I’ll try an impact wrench to remove but ended up putting a pair of vice grips on a deep socket and hitting the vice grips to pop the nut loose. I then flipped the nut after making the adjustment because the outside edges were becoming rounded after many failed attempts. Next service I’m buying a new nut.