Question about 2003 Yamaha YZ 125

2 Answers

Our Yamaha 100 runs excellent until yesterday, will slightly move in 1st gear, nothing in 2nd. Oil is good, where should I start?

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 15 Answers

I assume that you mean that the engine runs fine and revs up but no movement out of the bike, if this is the case then I say it is the clutch. First thing to do is check the adjustment. The clutch cable may be binding and not allowing the clutch to fully engage. Try that first hopfully that will take care of it, if not it may be time for a new clutch. Good Luck!

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Champion:

    An expert who has answered 200 questions.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 207 Answers

If the bike revs and doesnt or barely moves like it is slipping youll need to buy a clutch kit it will consist of clutch plates and friction plates the cost is about $70 to $90 you should be able to order it at any repair shop it is located on the brake pedal side the round cover on the main part of the engine if you decide to fix it your self take pictures as you go so you can look at them as a refrence

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I have a 2009 Yamaha XV250 & I am not able to shift to 2nd gear or upper. I am fine with 1st gear and the vehicle moves, but when trying to shift to 2nd it only goes to Netural and nothing beyond it.


that a bit strange if failed all of a sudden

this is its gearbox exploded view

may have broken a cir-clip or syncro

start taking covers off and see if there is something obvious

will need a repair manual to D I Y

26326723-ogjx3hr4xss2hzdmdfmqnvvj-5-0.png

26326723-ogjx3hr4xss2hzdmdfmqnvvj-5-1.jpg

Oct 25, 2016 | Yamaha Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

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


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.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
http://www.starbikeforums.com/forums/15-stratoliner-roadliner/3901-transmission-issues-shifting-into-1st-gear.html
bike won go into 1st gear
http://atelierstarsclub.free.fr/pdf/roadliner-stratoliner-service-manual.pdf
OEM parts for Yamaha
http://www.starmotorcycles.com/assets/service/manuals/2007/LIT-11626-20-41_stratoliner_all_1554.pdf

Oct 10, 2013 | 2007 Yamaha Stratoliner

1 Answer

Bike cuts out after selecting 1st or 2nd gear


Hi, Graeme I would take it for a nice long ride the clutch will free itself up for more information about your question and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please visit the websites below. Good luck and have a nice day.
http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=39074
Fix sticky motorcycle clutch
https://www.tradebit.com/filedetail.php/2864660-yamaha-fzr-600-service-repair-manual-pdf
OEM parts for Yamaha
http://mybikemanuals.com/yamaha/yamaha-fz-owners-manuals

Mar 18, 2012 | 1990 Yamaha FZR 600

1 Answer

I have a Toyota Corolla AE 100 manual gear shift gets stuck


why my 2006 corolla car gearbox is stuck in third gear and cannot move

May 29, 2010 | 1991 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

My fzr 1000 is leaking gearbox fluid by the looks of it ,i start it up and when i put it in 1st gear it cuts out before i even let the clutch out. but if i put it in 2nd gear it doesnt cut out,, is this...


that's a bad neutral safety switch...it's a shop repair...now, the reason it goes bad:

the 1st gear is for getting the bike moving, period...you "never" wind out in 1st gear...ever...high rpm and going from 1st to 2nd is very bad for a transmission...think about how much movement is happening to go from the bottom, past neutral, to 2nd gear...that's where most trans damage occurs...once you start moving, go to 2nd, then rev it out... remember...1st gear is for getting moving only...

Apr 18, 2010 | Yamaha FZR 1000 Motorcycles

1 Answer

2006 R6 Shifting Problem


Howdy: The 3rd and 4th gears are used the most, after awhile the dog and shifting forks get worn more. Try changing to Yamaha Lube simi-syn oil 10/40. Drain oil after warm up (get trans oil warm). The oil is in a silver 4gal containe at the Yamaha dealer. This oil has helped me.
Good luck - Doug

Dec 09, 2009 | 2006 Yamaha YZF-R6

1 Answer

I can not shift out of 1st and 2nd. I can shift from 1st to neutral, and 1st to 2nd, but I can not go from 2nd to 3rd. When I depress the clutch and pull up on the shift lever to go from 2nd to 3rd it is...


Sounds like a bent shift fork of broken dog gear. Try cleaning the inside of trans with part light oil and solvent. (not fuel) Rock bike a few times and shift gears, Do not start. Keep doing so untill shifting gets easier. If this does not work. Try starting it one time and shift easy. Do not force. Still no luck - Split cases and repair

Oct 13, 2009 | 2003 Yamaha YZF-R1

1 Answer

MY 2005 FZ6 WONT SHIFT PAST 2ND GEAR AND IS DIFFICULT TO GET INTO 1ST. YOU CAN GET IT INTO 1ST, NEUTRAL AND 2ND WHILE RIDING OR JUST SHIFTING WHILE ENGINE IS OFF, BUT SEEMS TO STICK IN 2ND. THERE IS...


low the idle speed at1150 r.p.m the gable at 7mm free play and change the oil with a sae 15-50 of IGOL roadster OR IPON 4000 or DENICOL tehno syn

Jul 07, 2009 | 2005 Yamaha FZ6

1 Answer

2009 650 Classic: Does not stay in gear, problem getting 1st gear at times. When I bought the bike 1 month ago the problem was there. I returned the bike to Bobby J's in Albuquerque, NM. The service dept....


Wish I could come up with a line of B.S. as good as their service department does. You have a slightly bent shift fork. Tell the jerks to fix it. It is a problem, it is not right, and it is covered under warranty. Tell them you really don't want to get creamed when the bike pops out of gear and doesn't want to go back into gear as a cement truck is coming at you. If you let them stall you until the warranty runs out it will cost you around $1400.00 to get it fixed. Contact the Regional manager for Yamaha ASAP. Google "Yamaha Motor Corporation" http://www.yamaha-motor.com/
What I am afraid will happen is that the dealer will do the repair and install a new shift fork then tell you they could not find anything wrong so you now owe them the cash because Yamaha will not stand the repair cost for a non-existent problem. Send Yamaha a certified letter as to your concerns and insist someone other than the dealer inspect the bike to confirm the problem. Keep a copy of the letter and the postal receipt. Is there another dealer in the area?

The diagram below shows how a shift fork moves a slider gear left and right to change gears. A slightly bent shift fork would not let the slider gear "dogs" fully engage into 1st gear.

A “very helpful” rating for this answer? Thanks!

7878099.gif

Jun 30, 2009 | Yamaha V Star Classic Motorcycles

1 Answer

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.

Please rate this solution. Thanks!

Mar 28, 2009 | 2002 Yamaha Xv 250 Virago S

Not finding what you are looking for?
2003 Yamaha YZ 125 Logo

184 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Yamaha Experts

dhnguyen

Level 2 Expert

281 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1144 Answers

Tony

Level 3 Expert

2600 Answers

Are you a Yamaha Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...