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Old 09-04-2012, 07:19 PM   #5418
CanadianX
Oh!? That is deep.
 
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Originally Posted by NovaMoto View Post
So this last week I've noticed an increase in engine noise from my '11 ER; specifically from the top-end. I thought it time to have a look at the valve train. Knowing a tight valve train wouldn't really be noisier I figured something was up. It looks like I have a rocker needle bearing about to grind to a halt. Should I change these myself or have the dealer perform the swap under warranty?

Short clip illustrating the buggered bearing:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9DLzuSiJ51I
Warranty it, never hurts to ask. Just hang out in the shop when they install it, you know provide some oversight in case they start thinking you need a top end rebuild after 50hrs
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