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Front End Vibration

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Old 09-14-2008, 03:07 PM
LiveLifeLarge LiveLifeLarge is offline
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Default Front End Vibration

When turning at mid to higher speeds, even changing lanes, I feel a rubbing or slight vibration coming from the front end. I wonder if it is the brakes. Any ideas on what it might be. Thanks,
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Old 09-14-2008, 04:16 PM
Biggzed Biggzed is offline
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Could be a lot of things.

Tires (worn or under/over inflated)
Wheel bearings
Steering head bearings

The list could go on.

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Old 09-14-2008, 07:21 PM
tailgater tailgater is offline
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Most likely brake pads. The rotors may not be running quite true. Often new pads are all that is needed. The ultra with the C.B. radio has a wiring loom in addition to the standard loom that runs from under the gas tank and under the fairing cap. This loom often rubs the fairing cap when turning. It can be held down with a tie strap but don't pull on it to hard or you will loosen it where it plugs into the radio. If it is the culprit you can feel it in turns and see where it rubs on close inspection.
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Old 09-14-2008, 08:15 PM
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I will have it looked at at the next service. Front Brake also squeaks when not engaged so it may be the brakes.
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