kick start assemly problem

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  • john simonette

Posted August 29, 2010 - 06:33 PM


I was at the track yesterday and noticed that my kick start wasn't flying back into place after starting my 06 yz 450f. I took my kick start arm off by unscrewing its main bolt (Phillips head) and pulling it off so as to lubricate it. My problem is that a ball bearing fell out when I pulled off the kick start arm. I think I know where the ball bearing goes, but I can't put the kick start arm back on with the ball bearing in place. When I went to my manual, it overlooked this. Can anyone share information on how to get my kick start arm back on?

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  • rjcook450

Posted August 30, 2010 - 03:19 PM


did the same thing to my 08, bearing fell out when i was going to grease it. i just put some grease on bearing and then stuck it the hole it resides in on the back of the kickstart shaft the grease held it there while i slid the kickstarter shaft back on.

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