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Help! engine clonking noise on 05 CBR1000RR

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' at netrider.net.au started by Neg, Feb 23, 2007.

  1. Hey,

    I bought a 2005 CBR1000RR 2 months ago privately and have noticed a clunking noise in the engine area. It seems to get louder as the bike heats up. When the bike is in gear there is no noise, when i pull the clutch in at the lights the sound would start again. I hold the brake and put it in first and slowly let it out and the noise goes away...

    Would really appreciate any ideas anyone might have.

    Thanks, Dave


     
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  2. Noise

    I'd be whipping off the clutch cover & checking if the clutch basket has any movement. Sounds possibly like the hub centre nut may be loose.
    Does the noise vary with engine speed or different loads when riding?
     
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  3. it doesn't make any noise when riding, only at idle...
     
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  4. I would be very suspicious of any noise coming from that area, it would be best to get it looked at under warranty (hopefully!)
     
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  5. Just a long shot.. timing chain? My cbr600f3 has a bit of a tapping/clunking occasionally at idle which comes and goes a bit, which im pretty sure is the timing chain.
     
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  6. the hydraulics might of fukt out on the cam chain tensioner
    get a manual one
    prolli why its soo rackety

    soo it only happends underload??
     
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  7. Every CBR I've owned (3) had a noisy clutch when in neutral with the clutch left out..

    I could be the cct, but even if it is noisy, it generally isn't a serious mechanical problem.
     
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  8. Yeah, thats what ive been told too, bit of timing chain noise is fairly standard, as well as the input bearing in neutral making a bit of sound.
     
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  9. thanks guys, was just worried
     
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  10. It is not likely to ba a cam chain tensioner as these get less noisy as the engine gets warmer, they are usually most noisy at start up.

    I suggest getting the clutch basket checked asap, If the centre nut comes off it will leave you stranded.
     
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