2004 Suzuki GSF 1200 Bandit S "noise slap" Questions

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...noise started? If it was from the engine, I would not run it until I had it figured out. Hi Mike, I would suggest any loud slapping sound from engine would ring alarm bells eg;piston slap from top ...

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...slap hasn't it? Hi, Laurika I would love to help you with your engine or chassis noise but I just loaned my brand new pair of listening ears to your local dealer's chief technician so he could take ...

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...slap and I would love to help you with your engine or chassis noise but I just loaned my brand new pair of listening ears to your local dealer's chief technician so he could take your bike for a test ...

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noise... yet the chain seems to be okay; about 1.5 - 2 inches play... Have I adjusted this chain correctly? Grateful for any advice you can give me. Thank you. hi there,,1,5, to two inches is correct,

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...noise of another kind when run at low RPM. Seems to be worse when engine is at full operating temp. Noise is not coming from the top. timing chain loose? Piston slap? Rod knock? Loose clutch

noise and repair cost. If you are a little short on "DRACHMA" and a Dealership is not on your list of fun places to visit then perhaps the list below will help soothe your worried mind so you can make

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Noise coming from the front of my primary, slight knocking and slapping noise during low speed or shifting Primary chain to loose you are only allowed 3/4 inch of play. or you have a bad compinsating ...

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...noise engine rattles sounds like piston slap @ Hi, Anonymous I would love to help you with your engine or chassis noise but I just loaned my brand new pair of listening ears to your local dealer's ...

noise and repair cost. If you are a little short on "DRACHMA" and a Dealership is not on your list of fun places to visit then perhaps the list below will help soothe your worried mind so you can make

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...noise is, in fact, 'piston slap' - then a teardown and inspection of the top end is called for. And yes, in addition to resolving a worn piston and cylinder bore, it would be an ideal time to examine ...

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