Join Date: May 2004
Location: Hazel Green, AL, USA
Re: Rattling chain sound
Again if the bike was hot and you started it up and ran it a few minutes then shut it off you need to wait 15 minutes for the oil to become visible in the sight glass again.
In the diagram below the yellow line is where normal oil level is with the engine running and the red line (going through the center of the sight glass) is where the oil will settle to after 15 minutes. There is no way even an oil overfill to above the sight glass will ever get hit by the crank.
2009 K1300GT Red Rocket
2009 R1200GS (Gone)
2005 K1200LT Ocean Blue Blue Wizard 110 K and counting...
2006 Bushtec Turbo+2 Spell
2004 330 Ci Convertable
Have ridden a Motorcycle in all 48
But lack DE, MA, RI and CT with the 2005 LT
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Last edited by jzeiler; Apr 1st, 2019 at 3:07 pm.