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Hello everyone, I have had my 2014 Kawasaki Versys for about 6 months now. I have recently done and oil change and for some reason a couple of days after that, the transmission started to become sticky. It would lever would usually get stuck at second whenever I'm coming to a stop and would not spring back up for me to further shift down to first. Has anyone else has a similar issue and is it because of the oil change or completely unrelated? The issue usually goes away once the bike is fully warmed and running. Appreciate any feedback. Thanks
 

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One cause might be an over-tight chain. Check the mechanical linkage on the lever too. Also, are you certain that you didn't overfill the oil when it was changed?
 

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Did you use a motorcycle specific oil? Use of oils intended for autos doesn't play nice with wet clutches and can cause what you are describing.
 

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I have recently done and oil change and for some reason a couple of days after that, the transmission started to become sticky.
The first rule of troubleshooting? Ask. "What has changed"?

You have answered your own question. Use the same oil you used the first time or a different one to the one you used this time and the same spec as it says in the manual.
 

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It is unlikely that shifter not returning has anything to do with oil change. even if you filled the bike with vegetable oil, the shifter should work the same. Not for long, because you would damage the engine:) in my not so experienced opinion, something in the linkage is the issue. you need to grease all the moving parts.
 
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