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  1. KLR Shifting/Clutch/Transmission Problems

    1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods
    I recently have encountered a serious problem with my 1999 KLR. I was riding on a fairly mellow trail when I suddenly had no access to 1st, 2nd or 3rd gear. I still can use both 4th and 5th however. When shifting from 4th to 3rd it disengages from 4th and then the shift lever will not drop...
  2. Shifter problem

    KLR & Other Motorcycle Related Discussion
    Hi all, I'm a newbie to both this site and motorcycle riding itself. I just finished a two-week trip around "The Loop" of Washington's Olympic Mountains on a 2003 KLR 650. I ran into an intermittent problem: After the motor had anywhere from two hours to ten to cool down, I would start a ride...
  3. Gear Selection Problem

    1987 to 2007 Wrenching & Mods
    I have a high mileage (80,000) 1992 model. For the last 20,000 first gear selection has not felt positive and sometimes required a second attempt. In the last week the problem has become much worse - now virtually every time I select first I need to have a second, third or fourth go at it...