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82 GS650, slipping in second gear only. this is a smooth action that is happening no hard banging. it was junping out of all the gears before I replaced the cam shifter and it was making some major noise. please help

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  • bauerboys May 08, 2010

    Bike will go into all the gears ok, but after about 5 seconds in second gear in will slip then go back into second like I pulled the clutch lever in. If I throttle to fast in second it will slip right away. there is no loud noises like it made jumping out of gear last year before tearing it down and replacing a broken piece on the shifting cam. So I am hoping this is an easy fix. Someone told me that second gear in the tranny has worn dogs but I thought I would hear some loud banging noises as it went in and out of gear. I was hoping it was something else minor. During replacment of shifting cam, I inspected the dog ears and they looked fine.

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    bazzz7071 May 11, 2010

    are you saying second gear is working only but it engages slowly or there is nothing at all no power from second gear?

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Ok got it, you have a worn or bent shift fork and worn gear cogs transmission work needed to fix this problem. If you decide to have it repaired make sure to inspect all the gears and forks.
Good luck.

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