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Transmission engagment issues

Hello.I just bought a 2000 road king and I'm having trouble when putting bike into 1st gear from neutral (chatters).When it does go in,if I put it into neutral and back to 1st(clutch still disengeged)it shifts smooth as glass. Thanks for any help. Kevin

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First thing to do is to check the shifter pawl adjustment. If you do not have a service manual then you need to get one. It will explain how to adjust shifter pawl and save you money on many other problems down the road.

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