2001 XR400 shift shaft removal

Sheared off the shift shaft behind the shifter. Can it be removed and replaced without splitting the cases?

Thanks,

Glenn

Nope, sorry the cases have to come apart.

I agree!

You must split the cases to fix you broken shifter shaft, no other way around this fix!

And while your at it get a fresh set of rings for the piston while you have the motor apart.

Items needed.

Fly wheel puller.

Clutch basket Remover tool.

Main Bearing puller.

Shifter shaft and seal.

Center case gasket

Clutch gasket.

Stator gasket.

Top end gasket set.

Ring Set.

Or pull the motor from the frame, remove the clutch and stator covers and remove as much of the engine that you feel comfortable with, pull the top end and then take your bottom end to your favorite motorcycle mechanic and have him split the cases.

It can be done in a couple hours if you have the parts, tools and gaskets!

BTW wash your motor clean, remove all dirt and mud before tear down.

Mechanic hate to work on grimy dirty engines and you be less likley to get trash in the motor if it's clean.....

I agree!

You must split the cases to fix you broken shifter shaft, no other way around this fix!

And while your at it get a fresh set of rings for the piston while you have the motor apart.

Items needed.

Fly wheel puller.

Clutch basket Remover tool.

Main Bearing puller.

Shifter shaft and seal.

Center case gasket

Clutch gasket.

Stator gasket.

Top end gasket set.

Ring Set.

Or pull the motor from the frame, remove the clutch and stator covers and remove as much of the engine that you feel comfortable with, pull the top end and then take your bottom end to your favorite motorcycle mechanic and have him split the cases.

It can be done in a couple hours if you have the parts, tools and gaskets!

BTW wash your motor clean, remove all dirt and mud before tear down.

Mechanic hate to work on grimy dirty engines and you be less likley to get trash in the motor if it's clean.....

That's all good advice, and if you are like SIRR1, get the wire wheel out and polish your cases. You talk about a perfectionist! :thumbsup:

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