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My ktm 65 sx gear shift wont select down

My ktm 65 changes gear up the box no problem but when i come down the gears it goes down a gear but the shift sticks down and i have to flip it back up gently to shift down another gear
can any body help me
kind regards stuart

and its a 2006 model

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    bazzz7071 May 13, 2010

    Hello you may have a broken shift return spring or you have some oxidation in the case where the shift shaft goes through causing it to stick


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Not sure bout that bike specificaly, probly there is a spring on the gearshift shaft , or something to return the lever and shift drum back whenever actuated. no matter what it is, you gotta split the cases to fix it .

Posted on May 19, 2010

  • matthowie29 Apr 05, 2011

    I think there is a bolt on the case cover that sticks out in to the where the return spring is on the shifter. I am thinking that the bolt is to line up inbetween the return spring to give it something to push agents in turn popping the shifter back up or down and ready to shift agene.


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Ktm 65 its ok going up the gears but not coming down but first of all it was a bugger to get back in to 1 st

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  • Kevin Clinton Nov 13, 2013

    what did you find on your bike? I am having the same problem with my boys 65

  • Kevin Clinton Nov 13, 2013

    what did you find wrong with your bike, we are having the same problem

  • lee harvey
    lee harvey Jan 20, 2014

    am having same problem did u manage to sort it and if so what or how did u do it ........many thanks


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