Question about kawasaki ZZR 600 Motorcycles
Hi i got a problem with gearbox?clutch noise?while im rideing and start breaking harder i can hear horrible clunking noise from the engine,or if i put it on a center stand,start engine,select first gear,let the cluch i can hear very metalic clunking when pressing rapidly rear brake:/ what is it?even gear change seems to be to loud,i did hear they are very noisey,but this one is a bit to much i think:(,i had the same problem with en500 with belt transmission,kawasaki zzr600 2001year,thanks a lot
Hi, Tompolv6 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. If you are a little short on "DRACHMA" and a Dealership is not on your list of fun places to visit then perhaps the list below will help soothe your worried mind so you can make an informed decision.
3. Brake Rotors---BUZZ
7. Fairing Panels---WHISTLE
8. Fronk Forks---Plunk
10. Head Gasket---HISS
11. Hydraulic Lifters---TAP
13. Rear Shocks---SQUEAK
14. Shifting Trans---CLUNK
15. Solid Lifters---TICK
17. Connecting Rods Go---KNOCK-KNOCK---who's there, it's me "*****"
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 04 Sportster 883 gearbox Clunk.
pull the clutch lever in and out several times before droppin it into 1st its sort of get n use to it mental dirt bikes have the same set up
Posted on Sep 06, 2009
More than likely the shifter pawl has broken. Breaking in 5th gear is kind of unusual however, they usually break between first and second.
You'll have to remove the outer primary cover to look at the shifter pawl. It's partially covered by the clutch assembly.
Posted on Mar 07, 2010
Testimonial: "Thankyou for your help, I have been looking at an exploded drawing of the Sportster gearbox, so I can see what you mean."
It is possible that the first gear shift fork in the transmission is bent causing the 'dog-clutch' between two gears to just barely mesh. With engine off, push the shift into first and clutch lever released. Rock the bike back and forth to see if the gearing seems to be jumping in and out. There may be a problem with the shift lever shaft mechanism not allowing a complete shift into first gear. Hope this helps!
Posted on Apr 11, 2010
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