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1996 Yamaha Timberwolf 4x4 shifter frozen

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I have a 1996 Timberwolf with a stick shifter.  When I got it the previous owner told me it was a transmission issue.  He also said the starter went out.  I got it home and the battery was dry.  Changed plug, coil pack, filter and all fluids. I have it running well, but the shifter does not move. It is stuck in neutral. The reverse lever seems to be all the way to the front. Does anyone know where I should begin?

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First place to look is at the shift mechanism located behind the clutch, behind the right engine cover.  You can pull it out and see if it's working properly.  If it is then it's likely in the transmission itself which requires splitting the cases.

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