Loose headers?greenspun.com : LUSENET : MV Agusta F4 : One Thread
My bike made a strange rattling sound that I never figured out until I took of the radiators to do the thermal wrap on the pipes and change the coolant.
I noticed a bunch of soot under the 2 right headers, so I tightened them up. Didn't have a torque wrench handy, so I noted about how tight the other 2 were, and did about the same (as best as I could) on the right 2. They were quite loose, I think I got a full turn at least out of each of the 4 bolts. Bike built on Monday blues? Don't know...
The rattle seems to be gone though.
-- Andy Ruhl (email@example.com), October 27, 2002
Also if a front indicator bulb had to be replaced and silicon was not used then the lens will rattle like hell. Put the fright into me till I discovered it.....
-- Pril (firstname.lastname@example.org), February 20, 2003.