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Power problem It feels like it's not going into neutral when I release accelerator or changing up sometimes - is my gearbox knackered? Thanks, Gareth

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  • thecomputera May 08, 2009

    I have the same problem - it seems as if the bike is stuck in first gear all the time however im also getting a lot of black smoke.  When I cover the air inlet on the carb it seems to stop smoking so much but it still wont go into neutral.  Is there any way of resolving this myself without going into a mechanic?

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There is no neutral on a CVT system but if it's not going thriugh it's auto transmissiom properly or smoothly it will be the six little roller weight worn and having flats on them, change them, it's cheap as chips. variator thay they sit in could be worn but most likely just the rollers, as the engine speed changes they move to change the gearing but if not round anymore they can't roll. metal cylinders with a plastic cover

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