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Offline baam

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Re: Break in period "gear jumping"
« Reply #10 on: September 10, 2019, 02:01:17 AM »
*Originally Posted by Alex34 [+]
Did this happen during the break in period? Have you done anything to the bike to help prevent it from happening again?

After the break in period.

Brought the biker to the dealer, tested it on the same gear , on high rev as well.  Nothing happened. 
As usual, they claimed I didn't shift properly.

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Re: Break in period "gear jumping"
« Reply #11 on: September 10, 2019, 04:03:40 AM »
As RobZ just reminded me... Check the bolt on the shift shaft clamp. I checked mine after another member mentioned his was loose, mine was loose as well. It didn't cause any problems with shifting but it wasn't far from it. A loose clamp can cause an incomplete shift.


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Re: Break in period "gear jumping"
« Reply #12 on: September 10, 2019, 10:54:09 AM »
*Originally Posted by zed9 [+]
As RobZ just reminded me... Check the bolt on the shift shaft clamp. I checked mine after another member mentioned his was loose, mine was loose as well. It didn't cause any problems with shifting but it wasn't far from it. A loose clamp can cause an incomplete shift.

Yeah, it was loose... thanks for that.

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Re: Break in period "gear jumping"
« Reply #13 on: September 10, 2019, 11:11:44 AM »
*Originally Posted by Alex34 [+]
Yeah, it was loose... thanks for that.

I found on mine that even once Id tightened it, it can still move side to side on the spline slightly. Dont want to tighten it any more than I already have as I dont have a small enough torque wrench to get to the bolt and dont want to over tighten it. That said, pinching it tight did help with the gear changes.
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Re: Break in period "gear jumping"
« Reply #14 on: September 10, 2019, 04:21:08 PM »
i've had my z900 jump out of gear on big downshift, i blame myself for most part but the bike i also part of the problem.

There's 2 outcome when it happens:
1.jump back to the previous gear
2.stays in between 2 gear but not in complete neutral,it bangs around with a grinding gear sound
« Last Edit: September 10, 2019, 04:23:03 PM by petrorabbit »

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Re: Break in period "gear jumping"
« Reply #15 on: September 10, 2019, 08:11:32 PM »
Think I'll stop by the dealer end of the week as well just to run it by them. The demo bike was spot on and never had any issues with it and I've spent about 3+ hours in total on the demo bike.

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Re: Break in period "gear jumping"
« Reply #16 on: September 11, 2019, 12:06:30 AM »
The only time I have shifting problems is when I wear sneakers instead of my regular boots. There's nothing wrong with my bike, it's ME.  :034:

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Re: Break in period "gear jumping"
« Reply #17 on: September 11, 2019, 07:36:07 AM »
*Originally Posted by petrorabbit [+]

2.stays in between 2 gear but not in complete neutral,it bangs around with a grinding gear sound



Mine was exactly like this when the gear jumped out.  Scary.

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Re: Break in period "gear jumping"
« Reply #18 on: September 11, 2019, 07:46:11 AM »
Just be sure that if you get a false neutral, and its grinding and banging away, that you shift UP not down. Even if it jumps out of 6th gear, pull the clutch in and shift up into 6th again, not down.
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Re: Break in period "gear jumping"
« Reply #19 on: September 11, 2019, 01:55:29 PM »
*Originally Posted by RobZ900 [+]
Just be sure that if you get a false neutral, and its grinding and banging away, that you shift UP not down. Even if it jumps out of 6th gear, pull the clutch in and shift up into 6th again, not down.

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