yzf 426 5th gear probs

3 replies to this topic
  • mar1

Posted May 12, 2006 - 01:11 AM


i have a yzf 426 with a 5th gear problem it goes into 5th gear but does not accelerate it just grinds away can anyone help?

  • Raceman

Posted May 12, 2006 - 01:29 AM


shift fork bent maybe?? i used to have a problem like that and that was the answer...

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  • Robbo66

Posted May 12, 2006 - 02:34 AM


I'd say 5th is missing. If not, it's the shifter fork.

  • odlaw19

Posted May 12, 2006 - 08:06 AM


try putting the bike into 5th when the engine isnt running and turn the engine over by hand.

as said above, could be shift fork. I had problems with 4th in my 426 - dogs worn and teeth missing!

does your bike have a magnetic drain plug? Check for large bits of metal when you dump the oil.


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