Honda VTX Forum banner

noise

  1. Noise after oil change

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hey guys hope you can help Did my first oil & filter change yesterday all went well but now when I hit the starter the bike sounds different it seams to run on a bit sort of whining then disappears and runs great checked levels all ok did I stuff something up?:confused: Carl
  2. MN Noise Laws: Clarify

    Minnesota
    Hey guys... I'm going to be taking the plunge into aftermarket pipes. I am going to keep the stock pipes in case I want to switch back. I'm reading the MN Statute 7030: https://www.revisor.leg.state.mn.us/rules/?id=7030 7030.1000 DEFINITION. "Motor vehicle" means any self-propelled vehicle...
  3. A Question About Brake Noise

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Just became the owner of a 2005 VTX1300 about a month ago. When I apply the brakes, (especially when it's really hot outside) I hear what reminds me of the sound those cicadas make. It's more noticeable from the rear brake but the front one makes a similar sound too. I never noticed it the first...
  4. New tires, bearings, gear oil...now a "cricket" sound and rear humming???

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Well, after much searching on here under "chirping and humming noise" I have not found an exact answer to my problem. So hopefully someone can chime in some good thoughts on the matter:D Ok, here we go: Went to Dealer ( I know first mistake lol) Bought 2 brand new Dunlop E3's while...
  5. 1800 engine "clunk" at idle

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    I'm struggling with a noise that is eminating from my 2003 1800C engine while it's at idle. The best I can describe it is that it's a "clunk" but there are some weird aspects to the whole thing; - It is significant enough that I can feel it in the handlebars when it's clunking - It appears to...
Top