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MJohnston

Manual Gear problem 2003 Eiger 400

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The unit seems to work great except 4th gear.  When I use the foot shifter to go into 4th gear the unit makes chattering noise.  Almost as if some teeth are missing on a gear. Even though it makes this noise, it still seems to run ok in 4th.  However I always shift right away into 5th gear which works just fine.  Has anybody experienced this and found the cause and solution?

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I had this situation with 3rd gear on a Honda 200x three wheeler several years ago. It was a constant humming in 3rd gear, not just when first shifting into it. Yours only makes the noise when shifting into 4th but once there it stops? Mine ended up being a chewed up gear, when then took out the corresponding gear on the other shaft. So I had to split the cases and replace two gears. A lot of time, but not hard or very much money.

Rob

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Yes it makes the noise the whole time when I'm in 4th gear,   It's not a humming noise though, it sounds more chattering,   Like you say potentially chewed up gears. 

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