I think, maybe, the spring is in place, the internal linkage rod is intact, but the pawl itself is rocked sideways on the shift drum.
Edit: Section 8-20 of the download manual... There's a shift cover with four bolts, but it says to pull the bevel gear first. No need to pull the engine to see the shift pawl. (incorrect info removed by me)
These shifters can't take any abuse at all, stomping the shifter is a definite no-no. Just falling off the kickstand is enough.
And the horizontal movement is fine, retainer clip is apparently in place.
Last edited by Spockster; 06-24-2019 at 05:38 PM.