Harley primary rattle. How do you adjust the primary chain on a 1100 sportster?

Discussion in 'convert' started by Mik , Saturday, February 26, 2022 10:30:24 PM.

  1. Natilar

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    If I had to guess, and only a guess, it's part of the chain tensioner. Thanks for that feedback. Glad to hear you figured it out!!! What do you think tjblake53? Broken bracket? For advertising inquiries or help with registration or other issues, you may contact us by email at help harleytechtalk.
     
  2. Grocage

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    I have a 14 street glide with 27, miles. The other day while pushing it into the garage,I noticed a strange noise from the primary.Now here's the funny part: I rode at 70, oil wasnice and hot, and no sound, except very faint whir.
     
  3. Gomi

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    farmasiuyelik.online › watch.Upon removal, there was a burnt smell from the oil so I pulled the heads to expose the pistons.
     
  4. Kigal

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    The point is that my primary makes noise. It sounds like the chain is not well tighten. H-D service told me this is normal and it is caused.Good luck getting her back up and in the wind.
     
  5. Dailkree

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    The acceleration and braking causes slack in the lower strand of the chain and will ratchet it up tighter if it needed an adjustment. If it wasn.I must say no issues as of yet on mine with some very hard miles to say the least.
    Harley primary rattle. Primary Noise
     
  6. Kilkis

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    farmasiuyelik.online › Forums › Technical › Engine.Hard to imagine how that could have grenaded like that.Forum Harley primary rattle
     
  7. Nihn

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    I've noticed a noise coming from the front of the engine on the left side. It seems to run fine, but I notice a little tapping now while in.Glad you found it.
     
  8. Momuro

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    Since I've owned the new bike I hear a rattling noise coming from the primary. When the bike is idling in neutral not touching the clutch.Will report back in the next week or so what we find.
     
  9. Nesida

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    Harley-Davidson in no way endorses or is affiliated with this site. Powered by vBulletin® Version Copyright © MH Sub I, LLC dba.To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
     
  10. Malajas

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    Harley Davidson Rattle in Primary Harley Davidson Softail Haritage had developed a rattling noise that seems to be coming from the primary and only.I have the Twin-Power in mine now.
    Harley primary rattle. Clanking noise in Primary
     
  11. Najas

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    Nearing the end of the ride I started hearing primary noise rattling from my Harley Road King. I drained the fluid and found metal.Boatman 2.
     
  12. Braramar

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    The rattle you hear is what Harley calls the neutral rattle. Its caused by gear lash, and deemed completely normal. My 15 does it, as do.I guess that is what I am hearing???
     
  13. Fell

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    I ride a Iron , bought at 3k miles a few months ago now at 6k. Was planning on doing the 5k maintenance myself.If it is just a matter of primary fluid being low, that is Great news, and they will be able to lower their idle back down.
     
  14. Malazahn

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    I have a noise coming out of my primary, best I can describe it sounds like two thin pcs of sheet metal rubbing farmasiuyelik.online does not make.There's always someone around willing to help out with questions or give a friendly wave back.
     
  15. Fehn

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    Rattling sound in Primary '92 Sportster Motorcycle Transmission, Clutch, Primary Video - STOP Saying Harley's NEED Backpressure!No problems since.
     
  16. Zumi

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    Harley-Davidson CVO Limited Specs. This noise is coming from the Primary, probably the primary chain or possibly the clutch or trans. coach-emeritus said: I.Are you sure it's the clutch and not the compensator sprocket?
     
  17. Brall

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    So I have been getting more annoyed farmasiuyelik.online primary chain noise. My contact at my local Harley dealer said it's normal.Have no experience with this engine so it could be normal.
    Harley primary rattle. TC88 Noise - Normal?
     
  18. Vuzuru

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    I have used them on my last 3 Harleys and never had a problem. Pulled primary cover. Everything looks fine. M6 has just under 3/8" clearance.But if you're doing your maintenance, the Harley Twin Cam really is a tough and reliable engine, especially with the synthetics in there.
     
  19. Meztikora

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    farmasiuyelik.online: Orange Cycle Parts Single Anti Rattle Clutch Lever Spring Clip Replaces OEM and for Harley Big Twin and XL.Gumiente is spot-on.
     
  20. Taugal

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    The noise sounds like it is coming from Street engine rattle / taping. Jump to Latest Follow Just primary chain noise.Go Up Pages 1 2 All.
     
  21. Fegar

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    When the bike is started and in "idle" there is a "rattle" when you pull in the clutch lever the noise mysteriously disappears.If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.
     
  22. Bakus

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    I'm about to take out the primary chain slack (although it's not the Is this kinda like rattling noise "normal" for a bone stock Apparently HD discovered that certain tolerances in engines off the assembly line were too loose.
    Harley primary rattle. Primary Noise 2010 Road King
     
  23. Mataur

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    loose heat shield rattling on the right side of the engine. It isnt a loose That started quite a few years back when HD changed primary chain vendors.I had ridden miles yesterday.
     
  24. Voodooshakar

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    Primary, Trannie and Engine.. I've been told that Harleys are notorious for making new and unusual noise over time so maybe this falls into.Some day Harley will finally refine the compensator sprocket.Forum Harley primary rattle
     
  25. Kigazahn

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    As you know I installed the Barnett Scorpion clutch on my build. I heard a clanking sound coming from the primary.News: For advertising inquiries or help with registration or other issues, you may contact us by email at help harleytechtalk.
     
  26. Bracage

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    I pulled over and it would faster as I rev'd the engine - then the noise went away. The next morning highrisk, harleyman and I pulled the.As for the rocker gaskets, they give up pretty regularly, no big deal there.
    Harley primary rattle.
     
  27. Taulkree

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    I have checked cam chain tensonors look like new cam Harley Davidson FLSTF Fat Boy when the engine gets hot there is a noise coming from the primary.The XL Forum cookies are only used to keep you logged in.Forum Harley primary rattle
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  28. Tulkis

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    Welcome to HarleyTechTalk. Please login or sign up. HarleyTechTalk.With the outer primary cover off I pulled the spark plug wires.
     
  29. Kaziran

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    Harley-Davidson Sportster Evolution. After getting primary noise from case i discovered my primary chain is loose what is the easiest.Does it make the noise if you take off with a bit more rpm before engaging the clutch?
     
  30. Gardahn

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    dont know if this is normal, but my harleys I never have had that tight? I need to have this noise checked out tomorrow, I guess take it.Yes, all fasteners on the Baker unit torqued.
     
  31. Vucage

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    How much movement are you getting when you measure the chain through the inspection hole.
     
  32. Daizil

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    Own XLH Milw.
     
  33. Dakasa

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    No rattle, just ride it and don't worry about it.
     
  34. Yozshutaur

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    I heard a quick rattling and then my battery and check engine light comes on!
     
  35. Vozuru

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    When the service manager came back from road testing my trike he said" Hey did you put a rear lift on this?
     
  36. Shakalkis

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    I already changed the primary fluid twice and changed the transmission to Redline shockproof.
     
  37. Kajilrajas

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    Find all posts by canoli.
     
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    It's my first big boys bike.
     
  39. Kazragal

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    Believe it or not the service manager said "well if the noise is coming from the left side it could not behind the clutch inspection cover since it's on the right side".
     
  40. Gukora

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    It's kind of hard to explain a sound, but most people described it as a rattle.
     
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    Use some seafoam in the gas.
     

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