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tommyis3

1997 Yamaha Timberwolf 250; found pin in motor.

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I just did an oil change and I found the pin in the oil drain plug hole, I just cannot figure out what this pin could be from, any ideas. The ATV still shifts and runs great....

TIA

Just realized I havnt gave much information, Yamaha 1997 Timberwolf ATV

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That looks like a shift fork guide bar. It looks to be broken off, as it should have the same taper on both ends. I would tear that motor down before you ride it again. If any more parts start floating around in the tranny it could cause major damage. Could you please also post the year of your machine?

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Hmm...I don't know, but I would take DD advice. It can't be good coming out of where it did!

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