10 When to Replace the Clutch Eaton clutches should be replaced when internal adjustment can not correct for a loss of free-pedal or can not compensate for a slipping clutchNOT: When you think it may slip soonWhen you think you have adjusted it too muchWhen you think the lock strap wont hold the ring
11 Easy-Pedal Plus® - 15.5” Industry standard clutch Large application range1050 to 2050 Lb-Ft8-Spring7-Spring9-Spring10-SpringV.C.T.™
12 15 1/2” Two Plate Angle spring/Easy Pedal Plus Clutch adjustment15 1/2” Two Plate Angle spring/Easy Pedal PlusUsing the internal adjustment of the clutch Set the bearing to clutch brake clearance, 1/2 to 9/16”.
13 Clutch adjustmentCheck/set the clearance between the yoke tips and the bearing wear pads for a minimum 1/8” clearance, the truck linkage is used to increase or decrease the clearance.
14 Clutch adjustmentInsert a .010” feeler gauge between the bearing and the brake, depress clutch pedal to the end of it’s stroke to verify clutch brake squeeze.
15 Clutch adjustmentThe clutch brake will be squeezed if the total pedal stroke exceeds the 1/8” and the 1/2” settings.If not you will need to gain more linkage movement.
16 Clutch adjustmentIf the brake is not being squeezed, do not change the 1/2” and 1/8” settings.Check linkage for worn components.Verify linkage is reassembled in correct hole locations.Increase pedal stroke (raising upper and lowering lower pedal stops).
17 Clutch adjustmentMeasure and record the free pedal in the cab-this is the normal free pedal for this truck (never use the in-cab free pedal to set up the clutch).
18 Clutch LubricationIn order to properly lubricate the release bearing bushings, grease must purge from the rear of the release bearing.
19 Spicer Solo Product Family 15.5” HD EatonSpicer Solo14” MD EatonSpicer Solo