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Old 05-02-2010, 01:15 PM   #9
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Silly me forgot I was trying to post my wrenching in one place, so to move this topic to where it needs to be----

R80 G/S, loose change sound

I've noticed an unusual noise from my R80G/S. It is noticed when shutting off the engine and at idle. Noise does not go away when pulling in clutch at idle.

Sounds like a metallic rattle, briefly when shut down, basically like loose change, clanging together. Not overly noisy and most people probably wouldn't notice.

I'm thinking it may be the starter, which had new bendix installed last year.

I've put a screwdriver up to the heads and the front cover and listened, no unusually noises there.

Recent work done, tranny installed, valve and ring job.

Any thoughts???
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