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dazzabb

5th Gear has just gone!

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Well it seems like my bike has, like a few others just lost 5th gear.

I've read up and searched with lots of hits but I want to best guess the problem parts.

I'm overseas and I wont be able to work on the bike for a few months, so in that time I want to order the parts I will alkmost certainly need.

If I wait until I get home and then get into the engine it will take a few weeks for parts to arrive, then its time for me to leave again.

Guessing I need:

5 gear cog

Selector Fork / Forks

Any other likely culprits?

From what I understand the drums have not been a problem

Maybe a 2nd hand gearbox?

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I am also interested in figuring out why I lost 5th gear on my 98 400wr. 5th now is is like another neutral...

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engagement pawls? if that's the case you just need a new 5th gear

and more likely the mate... if one is worn, there is a almost 100% chance the mate is worn too.:thumbsup:

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Fifth and third gears both probably need replacement. I just did it because of a lost third and fifth was toast too.

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