help kickstart wont come off 426


4 replies to this topic
  • hillclimb426

Posted July 21, 2007 - 09:18 PM

#1

im in the process of replacing the water pump and seals on my 426 and the kickstarter wont come off. i have tried pullers lube and everything else i can think of.is there some special trick or tool i need.i just got the bike and i dont think the kickstater has every been off.the bike has sat for the last three months got to ride it once and the weap hole started leaking

  • 426 boy

Posted July 21, 2007 - 09:56 PM

#2

yea mate i had the same problem but the echanic managed to split the cases without taking the kickstarter off,

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  • hillclimb426

Posted July 22, 2007 - 11:32 AM

#3

do u know how he was able to do this?

  • 642MX

Posted July 22, 2007 - 06:33 PM

#4

im in the process of replacing the water pump and seals on my 426 and the kickstarter wont come off. i have tried pullers lube and everything else i can think of.is there some special trick or tool i need.i just got the bike and i dont think the kickstater has every been off.the bike has sat for the last three months got to ride it once and the weap hole started leaking


Put your kick-starter bolt back in until snug. Pull your kick-starter out as if you where going to start the bike. Leave the kick-starter out and remove the bolt. The flange of the bolt will make contact with the kick-starter and force the kick-starter off of the shaft as you back the bolt out.

  • hillclimb426

Posted July 22, 2007 - 09:08 PM

#5

THANK YOU VERRY MUCH, Will go try that right now!





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