Chattering


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  • grrrr

Posted November 30, 2009 - 06:02 AM

#1

I have a 2008 WR450F. Since day one it has made a chattering sound. Do all WRs do this? I can't figure if it's valves, or clutch, or something else. Sounds like the noise comes from the left side, I could be wrong, hard to pin point it while riding. The bike has 160 miles.
Thanks

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  • unclemd

Posted November 30, 2009 - 07:13 AM

#2

Yea when i purchased my bike i thought it was going to fall to pieces. Does it seem to get quiter if the clutch lever is hauled in? If it does it is normal.

  • WR450FGreg

Posted November 30, 2009 - 10:48 AM

#3

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I think you'll find it's the chain slapping against the swingarm protector/slider.

You can reduce it (to a degree) by using silicon to stick the slider down onto the swingarm.

Greg




 
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