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Could be literally anything. I know the timing chain tensioner is very common to wear out on those motors and cause a winding/ ticking noise but thats on the right side. Ive replaced several on those myself over the years. You can try to tighten it manually the slightest bit. If the noise goes away replace the tensioner don’t continue to drive it like that.

Yamaha YZF-R6... | Answered on Feb 02, 2019


I had this same issue for my 2016 R6. When to the mechanic. He removed the tank, the upper throttle body and showed me the rpm sensor. There is a small screw at the bottom of the sensor. He adjusted that two three times and Idle was back to 1500 Rpm.

2001 Yamaha... | Answered on Jan 08, 2019


Tengo una yamaha r6r trate de ponerle un switch y los cables hicieron corto y dej? marcar la luz neutral y las luces delanteras y la moto no enciende quem? la ECU compre otra pero hace lo mismo si me pueden ayudar Por favor gracias ,,,,,,,,I have a yamaha r6r try to put a switch and the cables made short and left to mark the neutral light and the front lights and the motorcycle does not light burned the ECU buy another but does the same if you can help me please

Yamaha YZF-R6... | Answered on Dec 31, 2018


It could actually be that the countershaft sprocket has stripped-out the splines that engage it to the countershaft. Take off the cover and have a look at the sprocket. Hopefully it is only the sprocket that is damaged and not the transmission shaft that it mounts to.
Another possibility is that the clutch cable has somehow gotten waaay out of adjustment. Just feel the clutch lever; you should have some free play at the lever. In other words, the first 1/4" or so of lever movement should do nothing except take up a small amount of slack in the cable.
Are you sure it is actually going into gear? Or have the splines on the shift shaft stripped-out? These are the things I would check first. If it isn't one of these, then I predict some major transmission work is in your future.

2003 Yamaha... | Answered on May 10, 2018

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