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post #1 of 5 Old 12-07-2019, 01:06 AM Thread Starter
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Weird noise on 2008 Rebel

I recently bought my first bike, a 2008 Rebel. It’s has 16,000 miles on it. Today, after riding home, I noticed when I pulled into my driveway that there was a weird sound coming from the engine or the transmission. I’m not entirely sure how to describe the sound. Possibly whirring or whining? Maybe a slight rattle? I know this isn’t very specific. I took a video on my phone but can’t seem to put it in here. Thanks
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post #2 of 5 Old 12-07-2019, 07:32 AM
 
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If a slight rattle, might want to carefully put your hand onto the headlight while riding in an abandoned parking lot (for safety) and see if that is the rattle.

I do not have any idea about the whirring or whining.

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post #3 of 5 Old 12-07-2019, 12:03 PM
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Welcome to the forum. In addition to the headlight rattle, worn out, abused, or poorly adjusted chains can make noise.

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There is an image max size restriction of about 400Kb though I have posted larger ones..
i'm sure it affects the loading of video as well
Upload to YouTube or other hosting service and insert link in your forum message.

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post #5 of 5 Old 12-12-2019, 05:27 PM
 
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My license plate made a buzzing sound until I put some fabric bushing things on the backside. I think they were the things made to stick to the feet of furniture to prevent the feet from scratching wood floors. Worked like a charm.

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AFR sensor equipped and downsized to a 0.105" main jet.
The only changes so far.
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