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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-13-2009, 08:07 AM Thread Starter
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My new 900 custom at 1200kms has just developed a tick sound that occurs when I open the throttle and release it. It appears to be coming from below the forward part of fuel tank. It's something similar to a butterfly snapping on a carb. I just had my first oil change and check and the mechanic seemed to be unconcerned. But as it has just started, I wondered if perhaps someone else has experienced this. It is quite noticeable.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-13-2009, 12:02 PM
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Thumbs up sound prolly not new

What you are hearing is the fuel injection system. It is quite normal...and the sound more than likely has always been there as I hear it on mine all the time. In short you have no worries with it!
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