timing issues

3 replies to this topic
  • erik981

Posted June 09, 2008 - 12:44 AM


I have an 07 450 with about 40 hours on it and i have been having a on-going problem with it. The cam chain tensioner has broken three times causing the cam chain to jump teeth, and not alowing the bike to turn over i have had it fixed three times and they keep breaking. has anyone else had this problem?

  • FriscoKLR

Posted June 09, 2008 - 07:47 AM


Did you check the chain slider\guide?

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  • grayracer513

Posted June 09, 2008 - 08:31 AM


You say the tensioner broke. Please elaborate.

When you say you fixed it, what do you mean? What was replaced, what was repaired?

  • erik981

Posted June 09, 2008 - 02:41 PM


the shop said the spring mechanism broke causing it to provide inadequate tension. i put a new tensioner, cam chain, and piston rings in it

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