XR400 Kickstart, grinding noise

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by SkunkApe, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. SkunkApe

    SkunkApe Adventurer

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    Alright, so my kickstarter has always just sounded clear when it's been kicked until one day it started making this grinding, stripping noise. I can also hear it when i kill the engine, for a split second at the end. Any ideas on what's causing this?


    Here is a video of the sound

    http://tinypic.com/player.php?v=119tqih&s=6
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  2. mcma111

    mcma111 Long timer

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    Time to pull the clutch cover for a look see.
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  3. Butler

    Butler Adventurer

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    Did anything become of this??! This is the same sound my bike is making.
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