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Reverse gear

Postby balloonatic5 » Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:11 am

I have a 48 cub that jumps out of reverse gear unless you hold it in gear when backing up. Anyone have any ideas? Works well in all other gears.

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Re: Reverse gear

Postby Steve Butram » Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:31 am

Bent or broken shifter forks. Remove the shifter tower and look at where the ball on the shifter lever engages the forks.
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Re: Reverse gear

Postby John *.?-!.* cub owner » Sat Mar 25, 2017 11:36 am

Steve Butram wrote:Bent or broken shifter forks. Remove the shifter tower and look at where the ball on the shifter lever engages the forks.

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Re: Reverse gear

Postby Matt Kirsch » Mon Mar 27, 2017 3:21 pm

Usually you can tell a bent shift fork by the feel as it goes into gear. It won't feel the same as all the others, not the same authoritative "click."

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Re: Reverse gear

Postby Glen » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:52 am

If you take off the shifter, the forks should look like in this picture. This is looking from the left side. :)
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Re: Reverse gear

Postby outdoors4evr » Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:24 am

Mine did this and I didn't notice the issue until I removed the first/reverse fork. It was cracked and slightly bent toward the bottom. HamiltonBobsCubs (forum sponsor) carries these. ... lo-boy-mm4
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