External Shift Mechanism
Before installing the shift shaft, apply grease to the oil seal
lips and shift shaft splines.
Insert the shift shaft [A].
Replace the circlip [B] with a new one.
Install the oil pump driver gear [C].
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
External Shift Mechanism Inspection
Remove the external shift mechanism (see External Shift
Check the shift shaft [A] for bending or damage to the
If the shaft is bent, straighten or replace it. If the splines
are damaged, replace the shift mechanism.
Check the return spring [B] for cracks or distortion.
If the spring is damaged in any way, replace it.
Check the shift lever [C] for distortion.
If the shift lever is damaged in any way, replace the shift
Check the ratchet assembly for damage.
If ratchet [A], pawls [B], pins [C] or springs [D] are dam-
aged in any way, replace them.
Visually inspect the shift drum cam [A].
If it is badly worn or if it shows any damage, replace it.
Check the gear positioning lever [A] and its spring [B] for
cracks or distortion.
If the lever or spring is damaged in any way, replace them.