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Thread: Vibrating footrest

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    Vibrating footrest

    So after a shop looked at my bird they said that I should be wary if the left foot rest started vibrating or shaking but they "couldn't" tell me why it would happen. Could that happen if something's wrong? If so, what's wrong, should I do something or is it bullshit?

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    Re: Vibrating footrest

    Well, if nothing vibrates now and then it does start vibrating... then something has changed. Then I would go looking. Other than that I haven't a clue.

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    Re: Vibrating footrest

    Quote Originally Posted by twowheels View Post
    So after a shop looked at my bird they said that I should be wary if the left foot rest started vibrating or shaking but they "couldn't" tell me why it would happen. Could that happen if something's wrong? If so, what's wrong, should I do something or is it bullshit?

    Please move the thread if it's in the wrong place.
    If that was the entire conversation, then you have puzzled everyone I am sure, and I for sure would be wary of that "shop"

    If the gas tank falls off whilst you are driving down the road, then you should be concerned, however I cannot tell you why this may happen..lol
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    Re: Vibrating footrest

    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyquick View Post
    If that was the entire conversation, then you have puzzled everyone I am sure, and I for sure would be wary of that "shop"
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    Re: Vibrating footrest

    Something has changed. Suggest you investigate ASAP.

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    Re: Vibrating footrest

    Why did you take the bike to "the shop" in the first place?

    Did you think there was a fault somewhere?


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    Re: Vibrating footrest

    Check and make sure motor mounting bolts are tight. Been there and found two loose ones.
    How bout balancers are out and need adjusting.

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    Re: Vibrating footrest

    Could it be loose chain causing vibrating sensation on the footpegs?
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    Re: Vibrating footrest

    so they are predicting a possible future problem after working on the bike but won't tell you why...........really ?

    I think I would want to know

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    Re: Vibrating footrest

    Quote Originally Posted by twowheels View Post
    So after a shop looked at my bird they said that I should be wary if the left foot rest started vibrating or shaking but they "couldn't" tell me why it would happen. Could that happen if something's wrong? If so, what's wrong, should I do something or is it bullshit?

    Please move the thread if it's in the wrong place.
    That statement raises all kinds of alarms and whistles. What the hell did they find that would make them warn you and not fix it or tell you what the problem is. Tell them to put away the smoke and mirror bullshit and explain themselves or drop their name so others will know to stay away from there.

    The only thing that comes to mind that would warrant that statement on the left side would be the drive chain sprocket. So for a peace of mind I'd at least pull that cover and have a look.
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    Re: Vibrating footrest

    Quote Originally Posted by -Tom- View Post
    Could it be loose chain causing vibrating sensation on the footpegs?
    This is usually one reason for it, loose/misaligned chain/worn sprockets etc
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