1500 won't down shift


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1500 won't down shift

Postby 6858louie » Sun Oct 12, 2014 9:08 am



I have a 1999 goldwing with heel toe shifter and i can up shift but it won't down shift and ideas



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Re: 1500 won't down shift

Postby WingAdmin » Sun Oct 12, 2014 9:16 am

My first suspect would be the heel toe shifter mechanism. Is it hooked up to the shifter in such a way that it allows the shifter to be pushed down far enough to execute the shift?

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Re: 1500 won't down shift

Postby Fiberthree » Sun Oct 12, 2014 11:30 am

Or a sloppy shift shaft. I was surprised how much mine wobbled before I installed the stabilizer. The geometry might be off just enough to prevent proper shift fork engagement.
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