Reece K.

1994 Yamaha 4x4 Timberwolf wont shift

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I just recently bought a 1994 Yamaha Timberwolf 4x4 from a buddy who had the wheeler sitting in his garage for 7 years. I got it home and fired it up pushed it out of the garage and tried to shift it and it wouldn't shift. First it would click like it was shifting, but the wheeler wouldn't move and when I hit the gas it revved up like I was in nuetral. After trying some more it became stuck in 1st gear and wouldnt shift at all. But it later broke loose agian and acts like it is in neutral again. I took the motor off the machine to make it easier to work on.After asking friends they were convinced it was a clutch problem but after opening up the casing for the clutch I don't see anything out of the ordinary and am concerned that it may be a transmission problem. Any help would be greatly appreciated thank you.

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I  can't  offer  any advice on it , but there's  a service manual available  in the  downloads  section . Go to  browse/downloads/ ATV service manuals ( and more)  and then  the  Yamaha  section.

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Could be a shifter drum and fork problem is what it sounds like to me


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Thanks for the advice I will look into it when I get home.

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