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I have a 1996 Kawasaki Vulcan 1500 Classic. In first gear, if I accelerate any faster then "slow", after about 15mph, it feels like it pops in and out of gear, and the bike almost feels like it's surging. The surging is probably then engine when if pops out of gear. The rest of the gears are fine. What could be causing this?

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It sounds like your first gear has some teeth problems or the splines are worn enough to cause it to slip some on the shaft either way it sounds like the gear box needs to come apart.

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