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ENGINE RIGHT SIDE 5-13
External Shift Mechanism
External Shift Mechanism Remo val
Right Engine Cover
Remove the engine mounting bolts [A] to pull out the ex-
ternal shift mechanism.
Pull out the external shift mechanism [A], lifting the engine
Remove the gear set lever spring [C].
Remove the lever set screw [D] and take off the set levers
External Shift M echanism I nstallation
Install the return spring [A] so that the large round edge
side faces in.
Before installing the shift shaft, apply high temperature
grease to the oil seal lips and shift shaft splines.
Tighten the gear set lever screw.
Torque - G ear Set Lever Screw: 8.8 N·m (0.90 kgf·m, 78
Shift Pedal Bolt: 8.8 N·m (0.90 kgf·m, 78 in·lb)
External Shift Mechanism Inspe c tion
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 external shift mechanism.
Check the return spring [B] and arm spring [C] for cracks
If the springs are damaged in any way, replace them.
Check the shift mechanism arm [D] for distortion.
If the shift mechanism arm is damaged in any way, re-
place the shift mechanism.
Check the gear set levers, and its spring for cracks or
If the l ever or spring is damaged in any way, replace them.