Question about Suzuki 250 SB Motorcycles
No --not normal
it indicates that when gearing down the clutch plates are still engaged and driving the gears making selection difficult
it is from incorrect oil used in the clutch / transmission
take it to an accredited suzuki proficient service center and discuss the problem with them
Posted on Apr 17, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
just input , not resolving anything. but i used to have a similar issue with mine, but i had a gs 750t . it has around 20,000 on the clock. sometimes it didnt want to shift into 1st from a dead stop, i had to let out on clutch, then pull clutch again , then it went right in. the gears are so fine cut in the bikes that once they get worn, even the shift fork, it gets a little harder to get into those gears without a little coaxing. by the sounds of it (without knowing the mileage) i dont think id worry too much. especially if its shifting up and down through gears without grinding of any sort. if the clutch is ok on it (being an 03) i assume its still touchy , ull be ok
Posted on Aug 06, 2009
More than likely the shifter pawl has broken. Breaking in 5th gear is kind of unusual however, they usually break between first and second.
You'll have to remove the outer primary cover to look at the shifter pawl. It's partially covered by the clutch assembly.
Posted on Mar 07, 2010
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