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  1. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I've had this ticking noise ever since I bought the bike, I've changed the oil+oilfilter, clearanced the valves, had open the stator cover to inspect and torque down the rotor bolt. Also checked timing chain tensioners, but they seemed functional, no extreme slack in the chain either. The engine...
  2. Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    So, I've been dealing with a metallic "tapping" (too loud to be called a "ticking") sound from the top of my front cylinder, for about 8k miles now. It does it most when it's warm, and from about 2,300-4,000 RPM, with no load (in neutral). After that, things get quiet. I put a mechanic's...
  3. DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    This is just a general question in regards to what I am hearing and if I should regard this as normal or not. Does your DL650 make a slight ticking sound? What I am hearing is a slight ticking sound. The sound can be best described as if you had a marble and would use it to recreate the...
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