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2nd gear is slipping/wont stay in gear. Any ideas as to might be wrong and how hard to fix? Ive heard it might be the dogs on the side of the gear slipping.

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Sounds like it may be. A "dog" is what allows the gears to slide into eachother. You may also have a damaged shift cam. The engine needs to be split to do these repairs.

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