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post #5 of (permalink) Old 07-01-2011, 07:02 PM
Narsisco Lopez
Supersport 600
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Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Denver
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Originally Posted by dazco View Post
Today i noticed a squeaking sound from the rear. With the engine off if i push it is when it's easiest to hear, and what it sounds like is rubber squeaking. Like if you are in one of those underground garages or some such surface thats real slick and you hear the tire squeaking against the glossy pavement. It's random as i move it, not totally constant. i looked at the belt front to rear (removed cover) and the tire to see if either was rubbing on something. any ideas?
I had the same "eek, eek, eek" squeal at around 900 miles... took it straight to the dealer. The issue () is NOT belt tension, but belt/rear wheel alignment. If the rear wheel is even slightly off-set, the belt rubs up against the pulley making that "eek, eek, eek" noise.

I've got just over 6200 miles (going into the dealer for its 6K service next week) and the noise has been gone since the dealer adjusted the rear wheel alignment.

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