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2007 Yamaha Stratoliner 12.5k miles. Downshifting from 2nd to 1st shift lever does not always catch first gear. Problem is intermittent.

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Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Clutch dragging slightly.
2. Primary chaincase overfilled with lubricant.
3. Corners wore off shifter clutch dogs.
4. Shifter return spring bent or broken.
5. Bent shifter rod.
6. A loose shift lever on shifter shaft.
7. Shifter forks sprung.
8. Shifter pawl needs adjusting.
9. Heel/toe shifter coming in contact with the floorboard.
10. Transmission oil too heavy.
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SOURCE: 2nd gear does not work on my Yamaha Virago xv250

Sounds like a slightly bent shift fork. The slider gear isn't quite engaging into 2nd. If the bend gets worse then you won't get into first and the pedal will get real stiff in those gears. The repair is best done in the shop.

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Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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SOURCE: my banshee wont shift past 2 gear

You have a bent shift fork. The repair means taking the engine out of the frame then removing the top end, removing the flywheel and electrics, removing the clutch , shift mechanism and kick starter and a few other parts. THEN you are ready to split the gearbox to remove the gears and crankshaft and then the shift drum and bent shift fork. Next you get to put it all back together. This is a pretty big job for the home mechanic.

You will need an impact driver, flywheel puller, case splitter and torque wrench plus the normal screwdriver, pliers, etc.. Alternate to the special tools is taking it to the dealer and say "Fix it".
I normally tell people to take it to the shop just so they don't get into such an involved project.

Free service manual PDF download at > http://www.carlsalter.com/motorcycle-manuals.asp

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Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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SOURCE: When I shift my 02 GSXR 600 the gear shift lever gets stuck

Get yourself a repair manual and find out what it says, but I think you are correct, the return spring is either broken or it has slipped. Try this site for a freebie manual:
http://www.carlsalter.com/motorcycle-manuals.asp

Posted on Jan 28, 2010

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SOURCE: Suzuki Intruder 1400 1996, First to Second Gear is harsh!

Change the fluid in the clutch reservoir,bleed out the remaining fluid.(keep it full as you go) Should be dot 4 fluid not dot 3. U may need to rebuild the master cylinder or replace it.

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SOURCE: I have a 2007 Yamaha

Hold the select button for at least 2 seconds on the left side of your handlebars. The switch is on the backside of the controls.

Posted on Aug 11, 2010

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