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Old 01-06-2010, 03:43 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Stagehand
Hi, (hey Anton! ) I was wondering if you could tell me if my transmission is normal. I am getting a lot of play at the shift lever. Its not play in the ball joint, or lever itself- its in the small transmission arm, or rather, on the other side of it. It seems to move a great deal before engaging the chucks.
Can't really tell what you mean.

If the self-centering action is really loose, the shifter return spring is broken. But if that's OK, and it engages the pawl properly, it sounds normal. Is this while riding the bike, or is the transmission out?
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