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Why is my Honda 125 VT Shadow making a fast clicking noise when riding?. There is no sound at idle, changed oil recently, Garage put on a new sprocket and chain few weeks back.

Checked Oil, All Good. Nothing seems loose. Brakes are fine, Leaned into handlebars makes no difference. It is fast even when in low speed, so I don't think its the chain. Its a low pitch, and also doesn't stop if I pull clutch in and slow it right down

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Are the valves adjustable? You can get a tapping noise if the valves need to be adjusted. You can also get a noise if a rod bearing is going.

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Wind noise?

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Testimonial: "No, as it was also happening today and its a still day. If Im guessing, its from the left side. clicking is very precise. Clutch? Although even when changing and using it, sound doesnt skip. Just keeps going"


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SOURCE: Ticking sound

check the seal on your exhaust at the head and the pipes could be an exhaust leak

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SOURCE: My 92 Honda vt 600 shadow has started to make a squealing sound

By tick over I am assuming you mean when you engage the starter to start the bike.
This sounds like your starter sprag clutch is slipping.
The starter clutch is located behind the flywheel on the left side of the motor.
Hope this helps.

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Have the timing chain inspected. Normally these can be adjusted easily

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SOURCE: Honda VT 750 Shadow Aero-2004.

the bike is equipped with a low oil pressure cut off sensor, if it detects low oil pressure it shuts the engine down, so i would say the system is working. the first thing to do is test the oil pressure if it is ok then replace the sensor if the pressure is low then most likely you will need to replace the oil pump, or engine......good luck..... by the way the sensor is next to the oil filter.

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is it a clunk or more of a clank?

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