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Gsf Bandit 1200 1998... Gear selector doesn't return to original position after selecting gear There for consists of me having to tap selector home then select the gear this is both up and down the box Just serviced yesterday and was fine before that and now a pain in the foot to ride ahhhhhhh Quick fix please? Step by step DIY instructions would be much appreciated ...

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The problem is simple and cheap to fix. There is a spring located behind the casing where the little splined shaft exits from the left side of the engine.(the one that is connected to the gear lever linkage.) One end brakes off and then you cant find the gears because the gear lever is not returning properly. You dont even have to drain the oil. Remove fairing. disconnect gear linkage. Remove casing. Make sure you find piece of broken spring and dont leave it in engine!!!! Replace spring and reassemble. Dont forget new gasket or use a quality sealant on the casing joint. (NOT THE BLUE RUBBISH CALLED INSTANT GASKET)...Happy motoring

Posted on Jul 22, 2009

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