Troubleshooting Tips

Featured Troubleshooting Tip Video

I have a low hour failure and my clutch locked up. What happened?

This snippet is from Ogura's full length troubleshooting online video. In this 20 second video segment, we show how severe galling can cause a clutch or brake to lock up

The clutch could be galled.

If a clutch is un-burnished and slips, metal chips can flake off and the clutch can become galled.

Sometimes, they can get caught between the plates and because of the pressure, they melt, and the clutch or brake can become friction welded together.