Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum

Welcome to the home for Honda SilverWing and everyone interested. This is a place to ask questions, share, and learn about the SilverWing and its dedicated riders. Please post an introduction when you join as a sign of Courtesy.
 
HomeCalendarGalleryFAQSearchRegisterLog in
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» two months since SilverWing traded
by exavid Yesterday at 21:54

» Disappointed in high speed hiway travel
by Dale N. Yesterday at 21:53

» Water on spark plugs inside the engine
by exavid Yesterday at 21:43

» Got hit at a stop sign from behind
by exavid Yesterday at 21:29

» First Canyon Ride on Silver Wing
by Pastor Ron Wed 22 Nov 2017, 17:28

» Fuel Pressure Regulator
by codge Wed 22 Nov 2017, 16:55

» New windscreen
by kbcmdba Wed 22 Nov 2017, 16:26

» About our Paint
by janitorj1 Wed 22 Nov 2017, 12:25

» Homemade variator tool
by cliffyk Tue 21 Nov 2017, 16:39

» Dr Pulley sliders
by cliffyk Tue 21 Nov 2017, 13:31

Navigation
 Portal
 Index
 Memberlist
 Profile
 FAQ
 Search
free forum
 

Share | 
 

 Loud rattle

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
mjandreola
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 10
Location : franklin, tn
Points : 2105
Registration date : 2012-03-11

PostSubject: Loud rattle    Mon 09 Apr 2012, 15:48

Sad I've got a 2003 that runs great, but has a loud rattle in the area arond the locking glove box (on the left side of the faring). It rattles very loud under acceleration. I can't hardly hear the bike. looked around but really did not see much. It rattles lightly at an idle and it shops if I push down on the glove compartment door. Anyone had an issue with this before and if so, what did you do?
Back to top Go down
DickO
Silver Wing Expert
Silver Wing Expert
avatar

Number of posts : 868
Age : 72
Location : Harveyville, Kansas
Points : 4225
Registration date : 2008-12-23

PostSubject: Re: Loud rattle    Mon 09 Apr 2012, 18:36

Hi "mjandreola",
I'm not sure about yours but I dropped my SWing on its left side one time (well, actually a couple of times, but that's another story). Anyway, where the furtherest most rearward (that's my own English) sculpted curve on the LH fairing (just next to the LH glovebox) is, there is suppose to be one of those infamous "tabs" inside there that helps hold that curvature in place. Mine got broken off and now provides a bit of fine-tuned vibra rattle every now and then.
Still, yours might be as simple as installing a small perimeter of sponge rubber around the box top to take up on some slack there. There'll be some other good suggestions following mine; that's for sure. Good Luck!
Back to top Go down
mjandreola
Scooter Rider
Scooter Rider


Number of posts : 10
Location : franklin, tn
Points : 2105
Registration date : 2012-03-11

PostSubject: Re: Loud rattle    Tue 17 Apr 2012, 11:34

well you were right. I took a folded piece of paper and jambed it between the opening between the outside faring and the top where the glove box is. Vwalla! no noise. now I just got to come up with a more permanent fix that does not involve taking the think apart. I'm thinking of just driving a sheetmetal screw down into the gap. it certainly should keep everything from vibrating and I guess wont look as bad as a wad of paper sticking up out of it. Thanks for your help.
Back to top Go down
tinman
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru


Number of posts : 1293
Age : 69
Location : Matheson, Ontario, Canada
Points : 3568
Registration date : 2011-11-29

PostSubject: Re: Loud rattle    Tue 17 Apr 2012, 12:36

Try sliding a peace of 2 way tap to stick them together. chickendance
Back to top Go down
Meldrew
Silver Wing Guru
Silver Wing Guru
avatar

Number of posts : 2749
Location : York, North Yorkshire, England UK
Points : 5371
Registration date : 2010-11-16

PostSubject: Re: Loud rattle    Tue 17 Apr 2012, 13:01

Or squeezing some black silicone sealant into the problem area and then wiping away the excess sealant. When it cures and dries it should stop the rattling.
Back to top Go down
steveR
Super Scooter Rider
Super Scooter Rider
avatar

Number of posts : 206
Location : Shropshire, God's own county!
Points : 2680
Registration date : 2011-03-23

PostSubject: Re: Loud rattle    Tue 17 Apr 2012, 18:43

mjandreola wrote:
well you were right. I took a folded piece of paper and jambed it between the opening between the outside faring and the top where the glove box is. Vwalla! no noise. now I just got to come up with a more permanent fix that does not involve taking the think apart. I'm thinking of just driving a sheetmetal screw down into the gap. it certainly should keep everything from vibrating and I guess wont look as bad as a wad of paper sticking up out of it. Thanks for your help.

I have.... had several rattle on the fron of my swing, worse was around the screen at the base. I used hot glue to stop that rattle! Smile
Back to top Go down
Sponsored content




PostSubject: Re: Loud rattle    

Back to top Go down
 
Loud rattle
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Loud Rattling from Alternator/Power Steering belt.
» Clutch Rattle ????
» Rear end knocking sound?
» new exhaust rattle
» Rattle, Rattle, Jewellery, Jewellery

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Honda Silver Wing Scooter Forum :: Honda Silver Wing :: Maintenance, Tips and Hints-
Jump to: