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Disturbing Engine Noise?

2183 Views 6 Replies 7 Participants Last post by  hobbymany
I've noticed a rattling noise coming from somewhere under the gas tank. Its especially loud when I'm accelerating uphill or quickly. Doesn't seem to affect performance, and I can't find anything that looks loose or out-of-place. Just sounds kinda scary - like something important is going to rattle loose!

Also seems to be running kinda hot - but this might just be me being paranoid...

Just moved across country - had the bike in storage for a couple months. Don't know if this would affect anything.

Any Ideas? :hmm2:
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if it does turn out to be the headlight, you can do what I did. I studded my headlight with pillow batting. Solved the rattles completely. Just make sure you get plenty of it between the wires and the housing.
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