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Engaging 1st gear the gear grinds an clunks into

Fjr 1300 yamaha when engaging 1st gear the gear grinds an clunks into gear is my clutch on its way out?

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Often the transmission will clunk when first starting up and shifting into 1st. gear. To help alleviate this, hold the clutch lever in for thirty seconds or so before making that first shift into gear. This should make shifting into first much quieter.
This situation occurs on most of the FJRs, even when new.

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This happens when the parts of gear box is not proper due to misalignment. hence service the gear box first.... also change the oil and all the ball bearings of the gear box ... lubricate every parts in gear box.

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    Often the transmission will clunk when first starting up and shifting into 1st. gear. To help alleviate this, hold the clutch lever in for thirty seconds or so before making that first shift into gear.
    This situation occurs on most of the FJRs, even when new.

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