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Back firing

My bike keeps back firing whenever i turn it off (im assuming thats the only time back firing accurs...) how do u stop it? Also when i brake, its pretty squeaky, do i just need to lubricate the brake lines? i have a bmw k1 if telling you this helps

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Sounds like you might need a valve adjustment. Just for giggles, also check to see that there aren't any air leaks before or after the cyl.

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