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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-13-2019, 11:39 AM Thread Starter
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Question Metallic Screech on take off

When taking off quickly in first gear, or if i take off in second gear by mistake - I get a sharp metallic screech on the bike for a split second. I have had the dealer take a look at it - coordinated with BMW which had them measure and inspect everything in the clutch - and was told - we don't know why - but yes we hear it - nothing wrong. The best I can get is that the oil isn't thick enough, but not to change that at this time. Has anyone else had this issue, figured it out, etc??? Thanks
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-14-2019, 03:05 AM
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Clutch protest noise I call that , how many miles has the bike done ?
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-14-2019, 06:13 AM
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I think it's probably the marshmellow cush rubbers
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-14-2019, 10:54 AM
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Mine does this also when I let out the clutch too fast/with too much gas, I don't think it means anything. Don't believe it's the cush rubbers, for me it is the clutch. I have a pretty good 'ear' for mechanical issues and I don't worry about it.

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-16-2019, 01:12 AM
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hi guys
mine has done that from day 1 and has been in several times for that, the clutch basket was removed and the oil feed holes were drilled a bit bigger which let more oil stay on the clutches. this worked for a while but I still get the squaak occasionally. the clutch feels a lot better after the re-work.
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