Question about 2004 Honda CMX 250 Rebel

2 Answers

1987 Honda rebel 250 shifting problems

I have the hardest time to get this bike to go into neutral, even harder when the bike is running.

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
  • 9 Answers

The gear box is not separate on the honda rebel, which means it is using motor oil. chaning oil is the best thing you can do, although you may also want to check your linkage. probably needs to come off, get scrubbed clean, and lubed with a bit of grease.

rebels are famous for their hard to find neautrals.

ALSO! when moving, try pulling your clutch in and slightly revving your engine right before you shift into neautral. this will disengage some safety device the purpose of which i do not understand.

Posted on Jul 21, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 691 Answers

Make sure you have proper amount oil in your gear box, i would change it since is 1987, check the cable, over time it things tend to stretch, squeeze the clutch handle fully, check if it pulling the clutch arm fully, if its not lift fully it will be also hard to engage and disengage the gears. low oil, dirty oil gives the gear very little lubrication will also cause the problems.

Posted on Jul 16, 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:

1 Answer

How do I check timing on my 250 Honda Rebel


on my buell take the cam cover off timing light on front plug line the dots up get a manual for the bike will help solve some of your problem

May 17, 2014 | 2002 Honda CMX 250 Rebel

1 Answer

I'm thinking of buying a new kymco venox 250[2010/2011] but with all the problems i have been reading about,should i look more at the 2009 honda rebel 250[if available] or the v-star yamaha 250 with...


I would definitely go for the Honda Rebel 250. It has fewer problems than the v-twin. I am also pleased you are not buying the Kymco bike. Honda dealers are almost everywhere. Kymco dealers are scarce as are the repair parts.

Jun 29, 2011 | Honda CBX 250 Motorcycles

1 Answer

Need to no how to use reverse on a 2006 honda rubicon 4 wheeler?


put the bike in neutral, depress red button on left hand brake lever, pull lever in and push shift lever down, you are now in reverse. To shift out of reverse simply pull up on the shift lever, you will shift to neutral.

Mar 28, 2010 | 2005 Honda CR 250 R

1 Answer

When stopped, harder than normal to find neutral.


Oil may be too old or dirty!
Or too heavy so try adding a little automatic transmission fliud to it as its got a better heat & viscosity rating !
I use it in all my gearboxes!
Cheers Rob

Sep 19, 2009 | 1984 Honda VF 500 F

1 Answer

The engine of my 2001 honda rebel cmx250c starts in neutral but cuts off when i put it into gear. why does it keep doing that?


The bike thinks your kickstand is down. There is a switch that is activated when the kickstand is up, that switch may be broken or bent out of position. Either fix it or bypass it by twisting the two wires together or unplugging it and jumpering the connection and you should be going in a few minutes.

Sep 11, 2009 | 2001 Honda CMX 250 Rebel

1 Answer

My 250 honda rebel runs fine in neutral but shuts off when i put it in gear. When i don't have the cluch engaged it lurches foward slightly then shuts off.


Check the side stand kill switch. Broken, loose or out of adjustment it will kill the bike when put in gear. The idea is to prevent starting out with the side stand down. Check the wires and connections also.

Jul 01, 2009 | 2000 Honda CA 125 Rebel

2 Answers

Clutch slipping


I had the same problem with my Yamaha 650. Either the clutch cable is misadjusted or you are using the wrong oil. Since the clutch assembly and all that is built into the crankcase, you need motorcycle oil. Are you using motorcycle oil or regular automotive oil.

Im sure there could be more serious issues, but I would check these first.

Apr 19, 2009 | 2004 Honda CMX 250 Rebel

1 Answer

I have a 1990 honda 300 four trax 2x4 and a nice bike good shape


Good news > save your money on the clutch. Bad news > Invest it in new shift forks. What you describe is a standard symptom of bent shift forks. Sorry to be the one to tell you this.

Apr 11, 2009 | 1998 Honda XR 250 R

1 Answer

Shifting a motorcylcle


set on and rock it back and forth and lift the shifter easy

Mar 20, 2009 | 1998 Honda VTR 250

1 Answer

Shifting operation


neutral is all the way down to 1st, & half a click up, click it up again & your in 2nd, followed up by 3rd 4th & 5th

Mar 20, 2009 | 1998 Honda VTR 250

Not finding what you are looking for?
2004 Honda CMX 250 Rebel Logo

1,383 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Honda Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4514 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

74896 Answers

Gino Cussen
Gino Cussen

Level 2 Expert

216 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...