Piston slap

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Piston slap

Post by 5str48 »

85 gl1200 - Is piston slap at all common on Goldwings? I have a sharp metallic noise occurring at around 3000 rpm. Sounds like top end, but not sure.

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Re: Piston slap

Post by tfdeputydawg »

No it is not normal.

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Re: Piston slap

Post by AZgl1800 »

at 3,000 RPM?

doubtful, it is not slapping at that RPM.

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