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Front end vibration on my Yamaha Cygnus XNXC 125

Front end vibration on my Cygnus xnxc 125 when starting, I can live with it but it is often that bad it has vibrated the mirror and fixings off my bike losing screws is a warning that this needs fixing, any help would be a life saver (maybe literally)

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    Marty Oldridge Jul 20, 2017

    Hi and thank you for this fantastic reply, I have researched these (as much as my limited knowledge allows) also similar articles here on site but nothing fits with what i have going on, the vibration has been since I bought the bike in 2013, I bought it brand new and was told that most scooters have this and not to worry but it is more annoying than worrying. I have to go over all the screws nuts n bolts etc every time i end a journey. the vibration also has started to affect the rear to the point my bike kind of shudders and the there's a kick which can be heard and felt which is also embarrassing when people turn to look. the special nuts n bolts and screws were the ones with a rubber part on them and in checking tightness I broke most of them and ridiculously I broke some while removing so I replaced them all with same size metal screws and bolts which afforded me some extra leeway when it came to how tight i made them. tighter than they were my bike felt more stable and the vibration had eased quite a lot but not completely. believing it now to be something loose i have become obsessed but have exhausted every possibility in that area. the rear wheel has lots of play that i am told is needed the front wheel looks and feels fine checked and adjusted slightly the rear suspension but nothing makes any difference now and a few weeks ago the vibration/kick actually loosened my left hand mirror and I noticed 2 screws missing so it is becoming worrying. I am going through the manuals and hoping to find something and thanks again for those. looks like I may need to have it in a garage but with no cash and 2 children it wont be for a while lol :)

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Hi, Martin and the usual suspects are:
1. Wheels and or tires worn or damaged.
2. Engine/transmission/vehicle not aligned properly.
3. Primary chain is badly worn or links too tight as a result of insufficient lubrication or misalignment.
4. Engine to transmission mounting bolts loose.
5. Upper engine mounting bracket loose.
6. Ignition timing incorrect due to a poorly tuned engine.
7. Internal engine problem flywheels have shifted.
8. Broken frame.
9. Stabilizer links worn or loose.
10. Rubber mounts loose or worn.
11. Rear fork pivot shaft nuts loose.
12. Front engine mounting bolts loose.
13. Worn out or broken universal joint on shaft drive models.
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SOURCE: front end vibration

sounds like you got the D.W (death wobble)
It is usually caused by either a bad tire,an off balanced, worn bushings, bad tracbar or loose steering components.

Posted on May 12, 2009

VWdan

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SOURCE: front end vibration

Sounds like a separated tire, alignment will NEVER cause a shake. Or you have a very loose front end part or both.

Posted on May 07, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: location of and how to get to battery on a yamaha cygnus x 125

Hi there,

The battery is not under the seat - its sits behind the square plastic panel under the handle bars. (If sitting on the bike the battery cover is beneath the ignition switch. Held on with on screw and pops off to reveal the batt box. The batt should have a retaining strap which would need to be removed before batt will come out.

Hope this helps
Rob

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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check to see if the magnito has come loose, although you would hear it if it was, maybe the points need replacing

Posted on Jan 02, 2010

David

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SOURCE: my yamaha cygnus x 125 (2004) scooter back fires

The motor might have jumped timing or bad spark plug or both mabe even the float is jammed

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