Harley sportster knocking noise. REF: General-MSR 05

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  1. Zolodal

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    I usually use a spark gap gauge which looks similar and is the about the same size as a half dollar coin. Available in solid form, or as a liquid which is poured into the bars and then solidifies. Do this before you do anything else, try to locate the noise before you tear it down. Condition : Different tire tread patterns can have their own sounds over different riding surfaces. How you fix your knocking engine fully depends on your level of experience with motorcycle engines. If the noise stops then you've found it.
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  2. Dasida

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    What's that noise? Motorbike troubleshooting by sound forum? Knocking noise in front cylinder!!!! I have a 98 sporty that was converted to a before I got it. It had jugs and heads and the carb.Riding all year round is one of the most life-enriching things you can do.
     
  3. Voodootaxe

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    rutex.online › › Harley Davidson Motorcycles › Sportster Models.I've been there
     
  4. Zulkilar

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    Sportster Models - Knocking noise from motor - I need some help! I recently changed out my stock AC kit for a Kurankyn Mach2 co-ax kit and rejetted the carb.Some clunk is normal, too much clunk is not.
     
  5. Akinos

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    rutex.online › › Sportster General Discussions.Andrews Products cam gears for EV Sportsters are made with gears in the middle of the size ranges so there is only a small chance of cam gears fitting too tight.
     
  6. Mauzilkree

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    I recently purchased a Sportster Low and have began to notice Also, while it is idling and I am off the bike, the sound really.The VOES switch makes a chirping sound when it's switching.
     
  7. Kamuro

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    Greetings all, I have a Street Glide special with 2k miles from the get go when I am ridding and the engine is hot it makes a loud.Reference Section.
     
  8. Kahn

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    I could really use some help diagnosing a knock on my bike. Get a cheap stethoscope to narrow down the location of the noise.Running the belt with more slack may help absorb some of the shock.
     
  9. Kagalar

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    Tic ticking sounds are usually lifters. Or noisy valve train. I'd personally take it to another mechanic, don't tell him the story.Front lower motor mount bolt.
     
  10. Dizil

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    When the knocking noise Begins the exhaust starts to sound weird and the idle changes. The bike starts good and runs good and has good pull.If you have an older motorcycle and notice a knocking sound coming from the lower half of the engine, this could your culprit.
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  11. Samusho

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    knocking sound from primary case on a harley sportster - Motorcycles This guy claims to have a free manual for a Sportster.As long as it's up to torque and Loctite was appliedyou're good.
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  12. Jujinn

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    Sudden ticking. Sudden ticking could be a hole in an exhaust or manifold. Does it sound like there's a bag of stopwatches under the tank?It may sound like the noise is half the speed of the engine RPM if counting both cylinder lopes.
     
  13. Kazirg

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    My Muscle has a ticking noise or small knock at idle. I dont remember hearing this on my prior VRCAW but i had Tabs on it.Hope I'm wrong, but do think you just may find that the rod bearings and crank-pin are on their way South????
     
  14. Fausida

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    check the rear belt and pulleys. it is possible for the nut holding the drive pulley(transmission pulley) to come loose, making a knocking noise.The valve could have debris under it keeping it open.
     
  15. Kigazilkree

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    That fixed, still had the knocking noise. The noise is at its loudest at between rpm. I've had this noise inspected by 4.Both front and rear mounts can sag like this.
     
  16. Akinobei

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    My sportster had a lifter go out and it made a loud ticking noise down low that sounded like primary noise while sitting on it.Replacing the spring is pretty simple though.
     
  17. Voodoole

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    I'm not really sure what the software upgrade did, but the bik seems to vibrate more now, more like my Sportster XLC ran. Thanks for.It also sounds like marbles in a can.
     
  18. Mokus

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    But what about strange sounds coming from the engine? Motorcycle engine knocking is one sound that worries a lot of motorcycle owners and for good reason.Vibration is just the nature of the beast.Forum Harley sportster knocking noise
     
  19. Fejar

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    Help, Been chasing this noise since we updated to the Coming from the front cylinder, sounds like a clackety sound not quite a knock.When it gets to the point where you can hear it, it is pretty severe.
     
  20. Vilmaran

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    Hunting Down Sportster Noises. See also Using a Stethoscope or Other to Hunt Down Engine Noises in the REF section of the.Some noises only occur at certain rpm's.
     
  21. Doshakar

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    The shocks are meant to bottom out before the rear tire rubs and prevent tire rubbing.
     
  22. Nikozuru

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    Condition : Loose bolts.
     
  23. Moshicage

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    Listen for the noise and don't use that brake lever while you do this.
     
  24. Kagashicage

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    Symptom : Screeching noise.
     
  25. Mezidal

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    A bad bearing will usually transfer heat to the hub and as it gets worse.Forum Harley sportster knocking noise
     
  26. Voodoojind

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    forum? Some clunk is normal, too much clunk is not.
     
  27. Tagami

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    Condition : Bad umbrella valves.
     
  28. Mikarisar

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    Also grease the backs of the tins so that they can't vibrate and create a high pitched squeal.Forum Harley sportster knocking noise
     
  29. Tojajar

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    Running the belt with more slack may help absorb some of the shock.
     
  30. Mauzil

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    Originally Posted by Gespo2.
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  31. Zukasa

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    You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.Forum Harley sportster knocking noise
     
  32. Gojora

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    You will find you can tune out some vibrations at certain rpms moving the timing slightly.
     
  33. Mazur

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    Consider Rocker Lockers to stop the shaft from pivoting.
     
  34. Mok

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    Either way, the chain can flap and cause noise.
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  35. Faelkree

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    So my first guess is lifters.
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  36. Faukasa

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    Check the top isolator link mount bolts the ones that bolt to top of the front head.
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  37. Akinot

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    And, since some use use a bolt which feeds up into the risers, there is no nut on the bottom to loosen.
     

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