2010 not staying in neutral


9 replies to this topic
  • tydock88

Posted July 15, 2011 - 12:46 PM

#1

Hi everyone,

My 2010 yz450f is really picky about getting into neutral and if I let the tire roll at all it slips into gear, anyone else have this issue?

I thought it was just because it was new but now im at about 25 hours.

Thanks

  • delmas

Posted July 15, 2011 - 02:08 PM

#2

no not ever

  • 2000 xr650r

Posted July 17, 2011 - 08:39 AM

#3

Dont dry rap the bike, it might take you for a unexpected ride.

  • tech24

Posted July 17, 2011 - 04:24 PM

#4

This only happens when its not completely in N. It is hard as are other bikes to find N unless the engine is off (except when riding and shifting to second :smirk: )

  • tydock88

Posted July 17, 2011 - 08:18 PM

#5

Thanks for your replies, it sometimes doesn't like to stay in neutral when rolling it down my driveway to load it up, it will roll about 3 feet pop into gear then I have to stop and find it again or pull in the clutch.

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  • rickallen124

Posted July 17, 2011 - 08:30 PM

#6

I'd try to find someone at the track that has the same bike and have them check it out. Does it ever come out of any of the other gears?

  • grayracer513

Posted July 18, 2011 - 06:58 AM

#7

If the trans otherwise works well, inspect the shift segment ("star wheel") behind the clutch. There should be a small notch for the stopper lever (indexing arm) roller to engage in when it's in neutral, and the roller should be fairly willing to stay there.

  • brentn

Posted July 18, 2011 - 05:01 PM

#8

Check the bolt that holds the stopper make sure it's secure.

2010/11's have neutral finding issues, but it's definitely not normal for the bike to be in neutral and then pop into gear when rolling.

  • tydock88

Posted July 19, 2011 - 06:29 AM

#9

Thanks for your suggestions, I will check it out next time I change my oil. Would I be able to find what the location of this bolt in the manual?

  • grayracer513

Posted July 19, 2011 - 07:30 AM

#10

Yes. It's #8 here:

Showing it with the shift cam and forks makes it appear to be inside the crankcase, but it's actually right behind the clutch with the shift linkage.

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