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post #2 of (permalink) Old 07-05-2006
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Originally Posted by lagypsy
Has anybody else out there had problems with their shifter on the 5-speed 06? For the most part, it's not bad, but sometimes it doesn't want to go into gear, ususally 1st or 3rd, and I wind up having to grind gears a little to get it in. Needless to say, I don't like that. Perhgaps the problems is that I'm just not extending my arm far enough, but there have been several times that I"ve thought the thing was in gear, only to rev the engine in neutral when I went to take off. Rather annoying, at best.
Would a short throw shifter be the answer to this problem? Seriously looking at one of those anyway. Thanks for any info on this!
You should have the shift fork examined, or the thrust bearing . . Something's wrong, or you've been riding the clutch . ..

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