External Shift Mechanism Removal
Engine Oil (Drain, see Engine Oil Change in the Periodic
Clutch (see Clutch Removal in the Clutch chapter)
Shift Pedal (see Shift Pedal Removal)
Remove the shift shaft assembly [A] while pulling the shift
Gear Positioning Lever Bolt [A]
Gear Positioning Lever [B]
Collar and Spring
External Shift Mechanism Installation
Install the gear positioning lever [A] as shown.
Torque - Gear Positioning Lever Bolt: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m,
External Shift Mechanism Inspection
Examine the shift shaft [A] for any damage.
If the shaft is bent, replace it.
If the serration [B] are damaged, replace the shaft.
If the springs [C] are damaged in any way, replace them.
If the shift mechanism arm [D] is damaged in any way,
replace the arm.
Check the return spring pin [A] is not loose.
If it is loose, unscrew it, apply a non-permanent locking
agent to the threads, and tighten it.
Torque - Shift Shaft Return Spring Pin: 28 N·m (2.9 kgf·m,
Check the gear positioning lever [B] and its spring for
breaks or distortion.
If the lever or spring are damaged in any way, replace
Visually inspect the shift drum cam [C].
If they are badly worn or if they show any damage, replace