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slawmir

Not a big thing, just to  let you know, there was an issue with gear position switch in my T7. It started about three weeks ago. When engine was cold all  gear numbers were displayed properly on multi-function meter unit. After approximately 10 to 15 minutes of ride,  there was nothing displayed on first and sixth gear. Every time the engine warmed up to about 80 degrees Celsius, was the same, empty display where the gear number should be shown. Today, I was  at Yamaha service and they exchanged the gear position switch for a new one. Now, after about two hours of ride no issues at all.🙂    

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UtahJack

How many miles do you have on the bike?

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slawmir
1 hour ago, UtahJack said:

How many miles do you have on the bike?

A little above 7000 km.  I try to avoid tarmac as much as it is possible, so about half of the mileage is done off road.

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iKeoxD

seen a couple people had this issue on facebook, personaly have no issues on mine and ive done 2500 miles so far seen peoples failing with less mileage.

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wilky11111
On 6/20/2020 at 2:59 AM, slawmir said:

Not a big thing, just to  let you know, there was an issue with gear position switch in my T7. It started about three weeks ago. When engine was cold all  gear numbers were displayed properly on multi-function meter unit. After approximately 10 to 15 minutes of ride,  there was nothing displayed on first and sixth gear. Every time the engine warmed up to about 80 degrees Celsius, was the same, empty display where the gear number should be shown. Today, I was  at Yamaha service and they exchanged the gear position switch for a new one. Now, after about two hours of ride no issues at all.🙂    

I've done just 1500kms and when the engine temp. get to about 80 deg.cel. I'm experiencing the same problem with 5th gear not being displayed.

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ADVUSA
On 7/27/2020 at 6:30 AM, wilky11111 said:

I've done just 1500kms and when the engine temp. get to about 80 deg.cel. I'm experiencing the same problem with 5th gear not being displayed.

How is it now?  Did you replace the switch also?

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wilky11111
36 minutes ago, ADVUSA said:

How is it now?  Did you replace the switch also?

Nothing has changed. I'm going to do a warranty replacement on my next service.

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qInvention

I have experienced the same, but only with the first gear.

 

I'll talk to the shop about that next year.

 

Good to know I'm not the only one.

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Seakan

Yes, I've had this issue with my 2015 FZ-07, tired cleaning it and it would work for a ride or two, I stretched the spring (that pushes the pin that makes contact with the sensor) that worked for about half a summer, finally bought a new one but I had to wait 3 months for it and I sold the bike so I'm keeping it for my, future, T7 🙂

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slawmir
19 hours ago, Seakan said:

Yes, I've had this issue with my 2015 FZ-07, tired cleaning it and it would work for a ride or two, I stretched the spring (that pushes the pin that makes contact with the sensor) that worked for about half a summer, finally bought a new one but I had to wait 3 months for it and I sold the bike so I'm keeping it for my, future, T7 🙂

Before I went to the Yamaha service to replace the gear position switch for a new one I tried to clean it too, but it did not worked.

Most of the times the issue with the gear position switch is cold solder joint. When the engine is cold the sensor works correctly, but when it gets higher temperature the solder joint loses the electric conductance. 

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Seakan
1 hour ago, slawmir said:

Before I went to the Yamaha service to replace the gear position switch for a new one I tried to clean it too, but it did not worked.

Most of the times the issue with the gear position switch is cold solder joint. When the engine is cold the sensor works correctly, but when it gets higher temperature the solder joint loses the electric conductance. 

Yeah you're right, the fault was in the sensor itself, inside the "poting compound" 

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MikeCMP

I’ll have to look I assumed the components for this  were  inside the motor, that’s interesting that it is not. Is the gear switch something easy to change out then? 
 

Mike

 

 

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slawmir
On 1/10/2021 at 3:10 PM, MikeCMP said:

I’ll have to look I assumed the components for this  were  inside the motor, that’s interesting that it is not. Is the gear switch something easy to change out then? 
 

Mike

 

 

Yes,  it's very easy. It is under the front sprocket cover over the sprocket. Just two  screws and the gear position switch is disassembled. 🙂

 

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sebti

is it the same sensor than neutral?


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slawmir
34 minutes ago, sebti said:

is it the same sensor than neutral?

Yes, it is the same sensor.

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