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Clutch Noise or Normal for the 1300
« on: May 19, 2014, 12:13:52 PM »
Just a question on the 1300 Clutch I seem to have a low dull rattle sort of noise at idle once the bike is warm always been there since i have had the bike like a sort of dry clutch noise tho not that loud like a ducati

If the Clutch lever is just pulled in a small i mean 5-10mm not in gear it is gone no noise seems to be clutch noise to me

I have flushed the Clutch Fluid no air and no issues with gear changes

Is it a normal noise and does the 1300 have a louder Clutch at idle over the 1100

Is 1000rpm idle about right also for it



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Re: Clutch Noise or Normal for the 1300
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2014, 02:54:33 PM »
1000 RPM is spot on for idle.
There is always a different sound in neutral between clutch in and clutch out.  Obviously the engine is driving the first bank of gears with the clutch out, and so there's a bit more noise that's not necessarily the clutch.  Mine has the different sound, but not a serious rattle.  You might take it to a competent bike mechanic for an audition.
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