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2003 Yzf250 Tranny Problem???

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When I go out riding lately I have been finding that when I shift form 2nd to 3rd it will automatically shift back down like a minute later. the same just started happening from 3rd to 4th now. could this have nething to do with my clutch or is the tranny screwed and i need to get it repaired. :D

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could this have {any}thing to do with my clutch

it's not the clutch.

or is the tranny screwed and i need to get it repaired.

yes. you most likely have a bent shift fork or the locking dogs are worn (rounded). it's time to crack open the cases.

ps: do not put this off, Really Bad Things will happen if you chunk a few teeth off of 2nd or 3rd gear and the pieces go through the rest of the transmission AND engine.

jim aka the wrooster

'01 wr250f

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how much will this cost me roughly, and how long can i ride it like this. I'm leaving to go to an ameture grand nation championship on tuesday. will i be able to race this race on this then get it fixed :D:D:D

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If you decide to replace the engine because of the expense of rebuilding the tranny, let me know, I will buy the motor off of you. I need an engine to modify for a Kart.

T.J.

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how long can i ride it like this. {...} will i be able to race this race on this then get it fixed
Really Bad Things will happen if you chunk a few teeth off of 2nd or 3rd gear and the pieces go through the rest of the transmission AND engine.

jim aka the wrooster

'01 wr250f

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well if i get a new motor i'll let you know, but i doubt i will. and far as it stands now i'm going to race it and i'll let you no how it works out. i don't have enough time to fix it and i've paid top dollar to get in to this. thanks for all the advice though

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Your screen name fits! :D Do you have any idea how much it will cost if Really Bad Things happen to that engine and tranny? :D The cost of that type of failure will make your entry fee look like peanuts.

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