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  1. New noise from engine - bearing?

    Africa Twin
    I am very fortunate to have had the pleasure of owning such a great bike for so many years! But I am afraid that the whir like noise that is now coming from the engine may be a serious health issue! She is a 2000 model AT and has done 125k without missing a beat. Is there any advice as to how...
  2. Honda xr 125 07 engine noise

    XR
    Hi everyone, i have a honda xr 125L 07 and a couples of months ago the engine started making a horrible ticking sound from the top end, i have stripped the top end and my dad ground the exhaust valve in due to it not sealing properly. Once i had put it back together everything ran smoothly...
  3. engine noise

    Africa Twin
    Hi recieved my reg number and tax disc today for my imported africa twin ,been out on it an a noise is coming from the engine pull the clutch in an it goes is it serious any help welcome
  4. domi engine noise help

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys im new to this site, I have a 1992 domi . Shes done 17000 miles . Over the last week or so ive noticed a rattle .Sounds like theres a nut flying round the head on tick over . Ive re set the tappets . changed the oil and filter . but still have this noise . The noise seems to stop when i...
  5. Mad Revs

    Mechanical Advice
    No I'm not talking eccentric Clergy, I was pootling through a residential area on my way home today at about 30mph and in 3 or 4th maybe, on a flat bit it no throttle action by me, the rev needle went potty, and shot about all over the place, it was around 3.5k before and was shooting upto 8K...
  6. Sudden loss of power and strange engine sound......

    Africa Twin
    Hi All, My long suffering AT developed some strange problems recently. Starting coughing and burping on acceleration, so I changed the plugs (found 1 with an electrode that had welded itself into a blob), and all seemed well..... On the return trip (after about 150kms) accelerated from 120kph...
  7. engine noise

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi guys! My bike makes this noise when i start it with the engine being cold. YouTube - Honda NX650 cold start engine noise it seems to come from the area where the oil filter is. what do you think it can be?
  8. Engine noise in neutral

    Transalp
    just going over the newly acquired xl600v - p (93) with a fine tooth comb (would help if I had X-ray vision but there you go, oh and a decent working space). The biggest niggle I've found at the moment, apart from the short, bodged exhaust, the worn sprockets (£200 pounds, yikes!), and the worn...
  9. Increased noise and vibrations

    Dominator / FMX
    Just recently my Dommie has started vibrating alot more. It does make more noise I'd say but that is difficut to guage, definitley my feet are more prone to getting a bit dead after 250 miles on the road. Does anyone have any suggestions as to why this might be? tyres are fine, oil al recently...
  10. clutch problems

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone I seem to have a problem with engine noise when my RD07 is not in gear. Starting up is not a problem, but as soon as she warms up there is a Strange noise from the engine, when I pull the clutch lever the noise gets louder. (sounds like something is loose) The minute I slip her...
  11. Engine noise when not in gear

    Africa Twin
    Hi everyone I seem to have a problem with engine noise when my RD07 is not in gear. Starting up is not a problem, but as soon as she warms up there is a Strange noise from the engine, when I pull the clutch lever the noise gets louder. (sounds like something is loose) The minute I slip her...
  12. Oregen ATC3K camera

    Mechanical Advice
    Right all, anyone got one of these, i've just been lent one for a trip to Nurbering me and a friend are doing next week. Good bit of kit but the sound is horrible, question is, can i muffle the microphone a bit to stop the wind and engine noise a bit, already played with the settings on the...
  13. Engine Noise Nx650

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi, i am pretty new to dominators as i bought one about 3 months ago, however it sometimes makes a fast rattling noise from around the top of the engine when i am engine braking, it sort of comes and goes and not all the time. I just wondered what it could be? The best way to describe the noise...
  14. Engine noise

    Dominator / FMX
    Well following on from "Dominator or SLR" I took myself off yesterday to view my first bike, a Dominator. On the negative side, I didn’t buy it, and it was an expensive trip. On the plus side I really liked the bike and I think that that is the one I will settle on. Now the reason why I...
  15. Strange High Pitched vEngine noise

    Dominator / FMX
    Strange High Pitched Engine noise Just developed a horrible engine noise in my 95 Domi. Had a search through the forum for engine noises but this doesn't seem to be the thumping, clattering or knocking described elsewhere.This is a very high pitched noise. Intially I thought it sounded like...
  16. xl650v engine noise

    Transalp
    Hi there I have a xl650v transalp 06 model with 3000 miles on the clock. I have had the bike from new and serviced every year with oil and filter. I notice on tickover there can be a slight knock coming from the bottom of the engine it has been there from new.Can any of you guys that...
  17. 250 Engine noise

    XR
    :thumbright:Hi there, me again! Not to bore you with the details but I had a 'mare getting my original XR road registered and decided to bite the bullet and buy one already done. I got an amazing bargain on the weekend, yet another '99 xr250, however this one has a number plate and V5! (and...
  18. Engine noise on Africa Twin

    I'd like to introduce myself....................
    Hi all, New member, recent owner of an '03 Africa Twin. Could do with some feedback on engine noise, please, if not a thread for it already. On tickover, engine makes an intermittent knocking rumble, not loud, but clearly audible. Noise disappears when clutch is pulled in. Also disappears...
  19. For Sale: Honda CRM 250 1989

    For Sale / Wanted
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260295575958 Text from the ad: I have owned this bike for 11mths, and have used it for trail riding, trail bike class trials, long distance trials, and TRF trailriding weekends, and it has proved reliable and faultless on all occasions. The...
  20. Cold rattle

    Dominator / FMX
    Hi all well here we go, I am totally peed off now with this rattle come knocky noise when cold. The bike was perfect when i bought it 20k 1996, no noises running perfect no probs, after about six months a rattle appeared as over night, a little like piston slap, oil was ok and bike still ran...
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