shift lever wont come off



11 replies to this topic
  • theyzdude

Posted May 27, 2014 - 08:52 AM

#1

Hey all, I have a 2009 yz450f. I was trying to take my shift lever off. I took the bolt out and it still wont come off. Any help would be greatly appreciated.



  • theyzdude

Posted May 27, 2014 - 09:25 AM

#2

I'm not sure if I posted this in the right section of not.

  • cowboyona426

Posted May 27, 2014 - 09:42 AM

#3

It'll come off, just keep trying.  If need be and space allows wedge a screwdriver in the slot just slightly to spread out the splines enough to get them to release a bit.



  • theyzdude

Posted May 27, 2014 - 10:16 AM

#4

Cowboyona426 I tried the screwdriver also. I will try again when I get home.it moves on the shaft but it won't come off the end.

  • theyzdude

Posted May 27, 2014 - 12:05 PM

#5

Tried again and I didn't do any better than last try.

  • cowboyona426

Posted May 27, 2014 - 01:41 PM

#6

I've never had one fight that bad.  Try some penetrating oil between the shifter and the shaft?  And just to be 100% sure, did you take the bolt completely out?



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  • theyzdude

Posted May 27, 2014 - 03:07 PM

#7

Yeah I did take the bolt completely out. It almost acts as if the end has expanded. I will try some penetrating oil.

  • theyzdude

Posted May 28, 2014 - 08:53 AM

#8

WD-40 didn't help much either. It moves on the shaft easily until I go to take it off the end.

  • grayracer513

Posted May 28, 2014 - 09:08 AM

#9

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  • cowboyona426

Posted May 28, 2014 - 10:19 AM

#10

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That'll make short work of it.



  • DirtyMan

Posted May 28, 2014 - 03:01 PM

#11

Sounds like the shaft end may have gotten mushroomed . After you get it off file a chamfer around the shaft.

  • theyzdude

Posted May 28, 2014 - 04:07 PM

#12

That was my guess to why it wouldn't come off dirtyman.





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