Shifting problem 02 YZ426.

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  • WileE1

Posted September 05, 2004 - 08:46 AM


a few weeks ago i cased a tree on the shifter side of my bike. Since then I have had trouble with the shifter getting stuck between gears when shifting up or down a gear.

I keep the oil changed often. However, the last oil change, I switched over to Motul 5100 10/40 synthetic.

Ive got about 400 miles life to date on the bike.
Should I be concerned. Just wondering if I will have to split the case. :thumbsup:

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  • Hick

Posted September 05, 2004 - 03:35 PM


You may have bent the shift shaft, this can be checked/replaced w/ the motor still in the bike, but you will have to take the clutch out.

It is also possible that you bent a shift fork, but it is more likely the shaft or something else in the external (outside the tranny) shifting mechanism.

Hope this helps.

  • WileE1

Posted September 07, 2004 - 05:35 PM


Thanks for the direction Hick. Its worth taking a look at.

How about that Motul anyone using it? Likes, Dis-likes?

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