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Hi, I have a 1995 GL1500 and it has a slight light rattle at idle when hot. It has covered 55000 mls, i have checked valve timing and carb balance all seems good. bike runs perfect except for noise, any ideas ?

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Does the noise stop when in neutral with the clutch handle pulled in? If so it may be normal. I have a 1999 Honda Valkyrie (has the same engine setup as your wing) and it is noisey with the clutch handle released at idle, but the noise goes away when the clutch handle is pulled in.

Another thought.......Have you recently adjusted the valves? If not they may need adjusting.

Hope this helps.

Bob

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