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Wesley Floyd

2000 Yamaha Big Bear lots of play in shifter

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Hey guys, Thanks for looking at my post. I haven't had a lot of experience with problems like this before, so I'm a little bit at a loss. The Quad was really hard to shift, (the dirty carb leaking gas making it idle high didn't help either). The only Idea I have would be is that the torsion spring is worn out, and that there is a normal parameter for how much it should move when those two arms of the shift shaft assembly spread apart.  That's my thought. Maybe someone who has more knowledge then me can let me know if i'm on the right track 😀

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Are you saying its tight and hard to shift or too lose and wont go into gear?

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It's really loose and won't go into gear. When I would try to shift it the shifter would move a lot before there was any resistance at all, and even then it would be hard to get into gear 

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Take the shifter mechanism out of the side case and put it in the engine.  The hooked piece at the top of the shifter should grab those pins on the star shaped piece when you operate the shifter.  That star shape piece is screwed to the shift drum.

The torsion spring at the bottom of the mechanism looks fine.  They never wear out and rarely break.  When you put the shifter mechanism in the engine, there's a pin that fits between the 2 legs of the spring.

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