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Strange rattle   General Discussion

Started Jul-19 by mikshaw24; 175 views.
mikshaw24

From: mikshaw24

Jul-19

Hi

my 2005vstar 1100 has developed a strange tinny rattle when it warm an cruising at70 mph.  If I throttle off it stops and when I get back on the throttle it starts again

I don't hear it at lower speeds or if I Rev the engine while stationary

Any one had this before. I'm just about to pull the tank off it and see if I can see anything loose etc.

all help would be great

thanks

Mik

Texpatriat

From: Texpatriat

Jul-19

You might want to check the tube surrounding your driveshaft.

mikshaw24

From: mikshaw24

Jul-20

Thanks Taxpatriat

good call.   I will check that first I think 

thanks

RCCola45

From: RCCola45

Jul-20

For more information on what Tex is talking about ... click here and scroll down to drive shaft cover tube

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Also check your headlight bucket. There's lots of stuff in there that can rattle.

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