Whats that sound?

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by GLIDE50, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. GLIDE50

    GLIDE50 New Member

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    Sounds like a can of marbles
    2009 street glide
     
  2. Jeff Klarich

    Jeff Klarich Well-Known Member Contributor

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    Could it be your valve train, there famous for making noise especially if your running synthetic oil.
     
  3. dolt

    dolt Senior Member

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    More information would help. When does the noise occur? At idle? At cruise? Under load while accelerating? In every gear? etc. Also very difficult to diagnose without actually hearing the noise.

    A "marbles" sound indicates detonation to me but hard to say with such limited information.
     
  4. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    Big plus as Dolt says with more info, what gas are you using and what mods or recent work has been done ETC
     
  5. Bodeen

    Bodeen Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    I know when I hear them it means I need to hold my head still! :D

    Sorry, I couldn't help it.
     
  6. jamesearl

    jamesearl Senior Member Contributor

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    or you start losing them?
     
  7. dbmg

    dbmg Experienced Member

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    Like we used to say in the car world, "Just back car up to phone and I'll be more than happy to diagnosis it for you.........