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High pitch whistle ina 650 V Star Classic. 19999, about 21k miles. Owned the bike since '01. It's been serviced regularly and the dealership says it's a standard noise. Aggrevating for an otherwise quiet ride.

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Hi, Royalflush84 I would love to help you with your engine or chassis noise but I just loaned my brand new pair of listening ears to your local dealer's chief technician so he could take your bike for a test ride and give you his professional opinion and estimate about your noise and repair cost. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you need please click on the links below. Good luck and have nice a day.
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Known issue with the 650 vstars...no recall from yamaha though. The drive shaft splines are **** and they shear off on the shaft and the side that goes in the gearbox. Gearbox (rear drive unit) = $825 Shaft = 160. Have to buy the gearbox as a whole because yamaha is greedy.

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SOURCE: I have a 2002 VStar classic 650 problem with high speed vibration

I would guess that the tires need balancing. There is a product you can buy that is a bunch of little BB's you put in the tire that will balance it. I have not used it so I would recommend taking your bike to a tire shop and have them balace it for you.

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