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1997 Yamaha Big Bear Reverse Shifter

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this is probably posted wrong but i'm new here and can't find info i'm looking for with the search tool. I have a 1997 Big Bear 4x4 350. To shift into reverse the rear brake pedal has to be puished and the select lever pulled back. PROBLEM: i allowed a "buddy" to "adjust" the brakes for me and now I can't get into reverse without using a screwdriver to push back the cable pin inside the shift selector. Maybe the brake adjustment had nothing to do with the issue but I'm pretty new and raw to bike mechanics so I'm looking for ANY help!:aargh:

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re-adjusted brakes according to the owners manual . I think there's an adjustment on the reverse cable thing ? might have to take the brackedt off that covers the gear shift ?????

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Hey, anybody here?! This mike cna't be workin ! I'm lost and can't find my wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy! Can the reverse lockout be adjusted ??????

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Did you fix your issue?

* Added full year and manufacturer to thread title.

Nope:aargh: I can't find out if the reverse lockout cable has any kind of adjustment:aargh::aargh::aargh:

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Did you try letting the rear brake adjustment all the way out and see if it works? Sounds related. That cable is lubed up right?

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Did you try letting the rear brake adjustment all the way out and see if it works? Sounds related. That cable is lubed up right?

Yep, backed brakes off all the way and kept trying the shifter as I re-adjusted the brakes - got nowhere, cable is well lubed.

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