need some help! only makes a knocking noise in 1st gear. no other gear does it not even rev. you can hear it just a little in nuetral but barely. if any one knows what it can be if you would let me know. thanks.
its a 05 foreman 500 s . no we went mud riding today and i got 27x 12 outlaws all round. went threw the hole fine got on dry ground started making it in just 1st when riding no other gear. pretty loud almost like blew 1st gear.
Robb's first one was warrantied. This one will not be. It is in the shop (not the dealer) now, having the motor torn own. I think it will be the middle of the week before he really has idea on the charges, but I am sure it will be several $bills$.
Has this bike had the "clutch drive plate replacement" recall ..?.. or does it fall into the serial number range..
We've changed a couple of dozen on these bikes ..and on 3 of the bikes the centrifugal clutch would pull off with your fingers (didn't need the puller) these bikes had to have new crankshafts installed ..they had a rattle/knock in them ..
the bike has not had the clutch replacement. i didnt buy the extended warranty nether. my grandpa is the general manager at a honda dealer here in baton rouge so the parts wont be the problem it will be the problems i will run into gettin the bike ready for the rides coming up.
Kinda sounds like mine, only mine would do it when it was under a load only. Normal driving in 1st no noises, but if I went through any water, or a mud hole and had to give it some gas it would pop, it sounded to me like a mising tooth or something on the gear. I should know this week exactly what it is.
It is a lot of work to fix or replace, you have to tear the whole motor down, thats why I opted to bring it to someone. To much work.
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