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I have a 2000 yamaha bear tracker that is stuck in 3rd gear. Won't go back down to neutral. Any ideas?

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  • Steve Rumer
    Steve Rumer Jan 12, 2019

    Didn't work rocking it

  • Andrew Taylor
    Andrew Taylor Jan 13, 2019

    So unless there is physical damage to the pedal, you need to get inside the cover and check the springs and selectors.

  • Steve Rumer
    Steve Rumer Jan 14, 2019

    Ok thanks Andrew



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Turn the engine off, dismount, rock it forwards and back whilst trying to move the gear shift.

Posted on Jan 12, 2019

  • Steve Rumer
    Steve Rumer Jan 12, 2019

    I'll give that a try thanks

  • Andrew Taylor
    Andrew Taylor Jan 12, 2019

    It always works on motorcycles. Check your oil when you get back. You may have a selector fork problem or a broken spring.



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SOURCE: gear shift stuck in neutral when moving to park

1st check your shifter linkage-does the indication coincide with your gear recognition display in instrument cluster? most liley if it is not the linkage the gear recognition swith inside your shift box is defective-usually they get soda or coffee spelled on them and malfution. I would recomend having you car scanned for codes.

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SOURCE: 1999 Chevy Tracker - Manual Transmission Issues

Sounds like a bad countershaft bearing. The trans will need removed and disassembled to fix it.

Posted on Jun 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 04 Yamaha TTR 90 Difficult to Shift

Your description of the problem is classic for a bent shift fork. Call a couple dealers and get a base cost for the repairs. It would be best if you take the bike to a dealer and let them look at it to confirm my diagnosis and I think they will. A cost of $750 would not surprise me. The costly thing about changing a shift fork is that the engine comes out of the frame and then gets a complete tear down, both top end and bottom end. Now the fork can be changed out then engine / transmission re-assembly begins. This is not a recommended repair for the novice mechanic. Please rate my answer. Thanks.

Posted on Feb 17, 2010

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SOURCE: 1986 yamaha big bear 350 cc will shift up but will

Its most likely to be the external part of the shift mechanism & therefore it would not need the transmission stripped
It is probably just 1 of the springs on the shift claw that is broken - this explains why it only shifts 1 way

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SOURCE: 2001 montero sport check engine light on..neutral

Your check engine light is on because the computer picked up a problem with the vehicle. Take it to Autozone and they will scan it for free. They will let you know what is wrong and what parts you may need.

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