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2004 Buell Firebolt XB12R Shifter bolt fell out. Replaced it. Now bike will only get neutral, 1st and 2nd gears. Also, the shifter lever does not return (spring back) after you shift. I adjusted the clutch and that didn't fix it. Out of ideas. Need help

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This is one of those issues that is really tricky to diagnose over the net but would likely take a few minutes to diagnose in person.

When it does drop into gear, does it jump or stall? Will it idle in gear, stopped with the clutch pulled in?

My initial thought is that the clutch is not being fully released (the plates are still in firm contact with eachother).

More than likely, the resolution is a fairly simple adjustment.

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