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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 05-26-2014, 03:04 PM Thread Starter
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help me please

Ok so I replaced the stator on my bike and when I reassembled everything the shifter rod is now moving back and forth bout 2 inches and won't engage in gear what could the problem be and solutions your help is much appreciated
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if you wanna fix it right then you gotta pull the motor again

there is a circlip that holds the shift rod in place and has evedently popped out of its groove a common issue on these bikes because it is hard to get the motor back into position with out bumping the shift rod against the frame upon install

not going into gear? is this with or with out the bike running if it is without the bike running have someone spin the back tire while you try to put it in first if that works then you dont have a problem there

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Not working on it right now but will not shift into gear running or not but I will pull the motor again and try that see what happens thanks for the advice new to motorcycle mechanics bit have turned a wrench or two so just hit or miss sometimes thanks
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Just try rocking the bike as much as you can while trying to shift, sometimes it's in just the right spot where it won't shift. Every now and again I have to rock mine to get it into first or neutral.
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Shouldn't have to pull the motor again, you could just put a spacer on the shift rod to keep it from moving in and out. I suspect maybe your clutch cable might need adjusted if you had that off.

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Shouldn't have to pull the motor again, you could just put a spacer on the shift rod to keep it from moving in and out. I suspect maybe your clutch cable might need adjusted if you had that off.
shark i dont trust the spacer because my shift rod did the same thing and would not come back out all the way because the oil pump chain fell off of the guide
i got lucky once i had the motor out and was able to fandangle it back into place without splitting the case but if i had just threw a spacer on it and let it fly then i would have lost oil pressure and blew the motor

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is your shifter flopping up and down or can you feel it trying to engage

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I can feel it trying to engage just won't quite catch
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I can feel it trying to engage just won't quite catch
thats really good news cause if it was floppy then you would have alot bigger problems involving splitting the engine wide open to fix it

after you get the shift rod straightened out you might find that it fixes your other problem as well thats no guarantee but its a possibility

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Thanks for the advice fellas will get on that see if I can't get her going
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