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Old 01-11-2013, 03:23 AM   #3230
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Location: Denmark
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What fails with the automatic camchain-tensioner? I cheked mine when I bought it, because of the stories, and checked the camchain aswell. Both were fine, and eventhough the camchain was fairly recent replaced (before I bought the bike) the motor itself have around 93.000km on it. So I guess not all are doomed from the beginning. I know I love mine.

Ahook93: A high idle when warm is almost certainly a lean condition. Try spraying starter fluid or wd40 around carb, intakeboots ect. If the idlespeed goes up/down, you've found the leakage.
2003 xt600e 155.000km
1986 xt350 100.000km (now sold)
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