right side buzz noise


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  • timothypg

Posted April 23, 2006 - 03:23 PM

#1

i've got an 86 xr6r. when i start it there is a buzzing noise coming from the right side of the engine. down by the kick start. when it is cold it will last about 15 sec. when it is warm nothing. i think it is probably the kickstart ratchet. maybe the return spring has lost some it's spring? any ideas? tim

  • XR650L_Dave

Posted April 24, 2006 - 05:43 AM

#2

The XR650Ls often do this- consensus is its the oil pump (the sump-to-resevoir pump) backflow valve chattering because there's lots of thick, cold oil in the sump.

Dave

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  • captb

Posted April 24, 2006 - 11:08 AM

#3

my 86 XR600R did it from day 1 never had a problem put about 20K miles on it, seemed to be oil valve buzz flutter as mentioned above.

  • timothypg

Posted April 24, 2006 - 04:46 PM

#4

never thought of that, oil pump. makes sense. thanks. tim :thumbsup:





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