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Honda cbr 125 r engine noises

An odd problem to describe really, i originaly described it as losing power in 4th and 5th gear and had a reasonable solution posted back but the problem seems to be getting worse. the best way i can think of describing the problem is explaining the noise. instead of going vrmmmmmmmmmmm continuously, it goes vm vm vm vm vm vm vm vm
and up hill i can feel it **** as it is pulling up the hill it dosent splutter but it sounds more like vibrato if it was holding a note whilst singing

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  • superpaulypo May 08, 2010

    I saw no solution just a list of manufacturers links

  • superpaulypo May 15, 2010

    i cant change a sparkplug let alone do a compression test, this is why I ask the site, very limited funding and even less knowledge



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Try doing a compression test and see where that leads.

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