Squeak and rattle


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Romanko929
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Squeak and rattle

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Has anyone had any issues with squeaking and rattling with their goldwing. I have a 2016 1800 with only 2300 miles on it. Since new there is a horrible noise in the front as if the faring will fall off. It is scary loud. Took it to the dealer twice with no results. The squeaking sounds as if it is suspension related. Annoying. I do not think I should have to deal with these issues on a brand new bike. Any ideas?


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newday777
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Location: Milford NH summer/fall & Oceanside, CA winters(N San Diego) with lots of miles riden between
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Re: Squeak and rattle

Post by newday777 »

Get another dealer for starters.
If it is suspension related, first thought is hold the front brake and try to rock the front pushing the handlebars. Does the front end move up and down as it should? How much travel is there up and down? Have someone hold a tape measure on the underside of the lower triple tree and measure to the fork tube trim above the fender.
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Re: Squeak and rattle

Post by virgilmobile »

May be or not related.My 1500 rattled up front.The bushings that connect the brake caliper to the anti-dive valve were gone.
I could wiggle the calipers.New bushings..no noise.
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newday777
Posts: 2130
Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2011 5:21 pm
Location: Milford NH summer/fall & Oceanside, CA winters(N San Diego) with lots of miles riden between
Motorcycle: 2008 Cabernet Red. Level 4

1983 GL1100A Wineberry 36,000 miles

1975 CB750 K5 Planet Blue 7,800 miles

1976 CB750 K6 Anterris Red 25,000 miles

Past rides
1999A Restored from PO neglect & sold at 19,000 miles

1999SE Totaled by cager at 105,000 miles

Re: Squeak and rattle

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Not at 2300 miles. ;)
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Re: Squeak and rattle

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Oh yea...sorry...not related then.
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but maybe for somebody else.


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