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1995 Yamaha big bear

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I have a 1995 Yamaha big bear 350 and am having issues adjusting the transmission cable correct. It seems when I adjust it to get both forward gears I don't get reverse gear unless I reach down and push the rod on tranny. Anyone have any suggestions? When I got the atv it never ran and was able to tinker my way around everything and now it runs awesome, except I can't figure out the transmission cable.

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Just a stab in the dark because I  don't  know your  quad or  how that  shift cable is mounted.... I  take it  the  shift cable  pulls on the shift  arm    for the  forward gears and  pushes  for reverse.  If this is the case,  maybe  there  is a support  bracket  that  is not connected,  letting the  cable  and  housing  flex  a bit  (in effect  shortening it) rather  than  pushing the  arm  fully into  reverse.

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Cable is mounted in the bracket. The 2 19mm nuts are snug also. Just not sure which way to adjust the cable. As in or outwards. Thanks though.

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