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My Kawasaki kx80 locked up on me n i got it going again n put new piston n ring in it but there's still a tapping sound it there

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The engine will require running in as the bore must have been scorred as well and should have been scoured with wire wool to allow the rings to bed in.
Is the tapping coming from what you have replaced?
Find a long screwdriver and put the tip on the top of the engine and the handle up against your ear and listen. Locate the source of the knocking/tapping and then you will know the cause and area.
Hope that helps.

Posted on Mar 17, 2011


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