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My motorcycle just pops out of 2nd gear. So often that I just skip the gear all together. I would like to fix this problem and don't know where to begin. Should I just replace the transmission or what? Thanks for the help.

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  • goofpup Nov 18, 2009

    I'd like to diagnostically figure out what the problem is before I spend any money, but just need a starting point. Coincidentally I found someone selling the guts for the transmission for $80... Should I jump on it or just wait until I know more?



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You may find it cheaper to buy a used engine with a good gearbox and replace the engine as a whole.

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  • scottbullett Nov 18, 2009

    you will find that the dogs are worn on the 2nd gear if you are confident that you can replace the gear transmission then if you find one that is not worn then buy it make sure you put all the washers in the correct place as you will get a problem put it in the same that it came out get a workshop manual.



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