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I've recently removed the back seat, luggage rack and sissy bar and I guess the weight loss of doing so has attributed to some rattling noise under the rear fender.

It's got to be one of the supports, but I wondered if any of you have experienced and/or resolved this issue?

It's bugging the hell out of me.

If I grab the fender and pull it laterally back and forth I can hear the noise as if they support is not seated up against the fender well or something.

Thanks for any advice!

-Madphill
 

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I've recently removed the back seat, luggage rack and sissy bar and I guess the weight loss of doing so has attributed to some rattling noise under the rear fender.

It's got to be one of the supports, but I wondered if any of you have experienced and/or resolved this issue?

It's bugging the hell out of me.

If I grab the fender and pull it laterally back and forth I can hear the noise as if they support is not seated up against the fender well or something.

Thanks for any advice!

-Madphill
How about the helmet lock?

Pdave:patriot:
 

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i have this same problem too. it started about 500 miles after i bought the bike brand new. ive looked everywhere, and i cant find it for the life of me. HELP!!!
 

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I may have to get the fender off to get a good look. When I wiggle the helmet lock specifically I don't hear it, but when I grab the fender at the license plate and pull/push I hear it ticking right near the helmet lock. That is why I think it is the support, but it's impossible to tell even when lying down looking up under the fender.

Oi.

I'll keep looking and definitely keep the loctite in mind.
 

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I've recently removed the back seat, luggage rack and sissy bar and I guess the weight loss of doing so has attributed to some rattling noise under the rear fender.

It's got to be one of the supports, but I wondered if any of you have experienced and/or resolved this issue?

It's bugging the hell out of me.

If I grab the fender and pull it laterally back and forth I can hear the noise as if they support is not seated up against the fender well or something.

Thanks for any advice!

-Madphill
Wonder if when you removed any of those other items, if there could have been a spacer that may have been left out?
 

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I think I found a rattle noticable at very low speeds. The cheap toolbox door won't stay locked and closed and I think it rattles against the chrome sidecover. I have had this minor inconvinence since buying the bike new but did not occur to me that it could be causing a rattle. I am still not even sure it does.
 
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