costly error/hope not


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hockeystuff54
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costly error/hope not

Postby hockeystuff54 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 12:06 pm



i bought my wing gl1100,and am getting ready to safety it ,rode it quiet a bit to find the bugs in it ,ran exxcellent then all of a sudden im getting knocking in low gear ,it just started to do this all of a sudden ,checked oil levels and they are ok ,strange that this appereaedoutta no where,after reading the posts im thinking maybe i need carbs synked but dont know why it would start knocking all of a sudden ,sure hope buying this wasnt a costly error



pulitjer
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Re: costly error/hope not

Postby pulitjer » Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:53 pm

Is the knocking all the time or at low speed, high speed or under load?

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hockeystuff54
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Re: costly error/hope not

Postby hockeystuff54 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 4:11 pm

havent run it at high rpm since wanted to check it out first ,cant hear it when its idling just when ya take off in 1st gear and the bike doent wanna idle now

pulitjer
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Re: costly error/hope not

Postby pulitjer » Sat Jul 28, 2012 5:23 pm

try running some seafoam in the fuel. I agree it sounds like the carbs.




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