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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-07-2009, 11:45 AM Thread Starter
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01 Honda Rancher shifting problems

Looking for a few suggestions..... My rancher ES quit shifting over the weekend and even the manual shift backup will not put it in gear. My service manual tells me that if the manual shifter doesn't work then it's transmission damage, but I just can't believe it. It worked fine on the trail until we shut it off and when we went to go home it would not shift out of neutral. I sure would appreciate any suggestions before I go and completely tear apart my beloved rancher! Thanks in advance.
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If anyone else needs help, this is what I've found...

It appears the "gearshift plate" is cracked and causing my problems. There is also a "lifter cam" that appears to have hit the centrifugal clutch housing at some point and is a little damaged. I hope that there is no further damage inside the transimission. I removed the engine expecting the worst, what a pain in the neck, otherwise I think this repair may have been possible with the engine inside the frame. I am trying to order the necessary parts today to reassemble the engine and try it out. I will try and keep you guys posted if there are further repairs needed!
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