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Post by ST_Nepal » Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:10 am

I m riding fz16, recently when I lower down the throttle to slower down from higher speed or before stop, I hear awful sound at the back of the bike like "kat, kat kat or tak tak tak" Any experience pls

Does it happen becoz of sprocket spoil or something pls?

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Post by ST_Nepal » Mon, 31 Mar 2014 12:21 am

I m riding fz16, recently when I lower down the throttle to slower down from higher speed or before stop, I hear awful sound at the back of the bike like "kat kat kat or tak tak tak. Any experience pls

Is it becoz of sprocket spoil or something pls?

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Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 31 Mar 2014 3:34 am

ST_Nepal wrote:I m riding fz16, recently when I lower down the throttle to slower down from higher speed or before stop, I hear awful sound at the back of the bike like "kat kat kat or tak tak tak. Any experience pls

Is it becoz of sprocket spoil or something pls?
This is where you need to go to get solid information about bike repairs.

http://www.singaporebikes.com/forums/

Just don't buy any of the silly crap they advertise that supposedly makes your bike more powerful. It's all a lie.

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Post by x9200 » Mon, 31 Mar 2014 7:20 am

ST_Nepal wrote:I m riding fz16, recently when I lower down the throttle to slower down from higher speed or before stop, I hear awful sound at the back of the bike like "kat kat kat or tak tak tak. Any experience pls

Is it becoz of sprocket spoil or something pls?
It could be anything, completely benign or very serious so best if you could visit a reliable mechanic. Finding the later would be the most challenging part.

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Post by PNGMK » Mon, 31 Mar 2014 9:28 am

ST_Nepal wrote:I m riding fz16, recently when I lower down the throttle to slower down from higher speed or before stop, I hear awful sound at the back of the bike like "kat kat kat or tak tak tak. Any experience pls

Is it becoz of sprocket spoil or something pls?
Loose chain.

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Post by ST_Nepal » Mon, 31 Mar 2014 11:27 pm

Thank you very much.

I normally go to Yamaha service centre. Post probable it's becoz of sprocket need to be changed.

This Ah Boy mechanic told me that Indian bikes has this problem very often.

Now running 18ooo km, maybe it's time to change the sprocket as I did the tightening of chain a month ago but didn't last long more than few days.

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Post by PNGMK » Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:30 am

ST_Nepal wrote:Thank you very much.

I normally go to Yamaha service centre. Post probable it's becoz of sprocket need to be changed.

This Ah Boy mechanic told me that Indian bikes has this problem very often.

Now running 18ooo km, maybe it's time to change the sprocket as I did the tightening of chain a month ago but didn't last long more than few days.
Oil weekly. Next time ask if you can have an 'O' Ring chain fitted when you change the sprockets. It will cost a lot but will last 25,000 km typically.

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Post by ST_Nepal » Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:08 pm

Thank you PNGMK,

Cost a lot for o ring chain means seriously expensive?

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Post by PNGMK » Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:20 pm

ST_Nepal wrote:Thank you PNGMK,

Cost a lot for o ring chain means seriously expensive?
$90 or so depending on the size and brand.

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Post by ST_Nepal » Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:30 pm

Thank u very much.

Will check with yamaha service centre.

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