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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-19-2017, 06:03 PM Thread Starter
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Rattle in fairing

On my 2011 RG I recently noticed a rattle that sounds like it's in the fairing. Its a dull noise and seemed to change with my hand pushing slightly on it. The noise seems to be in the area of the right glove box. Are there brackets in there like the E-Glide ones that use to break. Going to try to get into it over the weekend and just wondering if anyone else had this happen and what they may have found. Thanks
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Check the fasteners on the Fairing bracket before getting in there. It could be a number of things inside but I'd check outside 1st.
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On my 2011 RG I recently noticed a rattle that sounds like it's in the fairing. Its a dull noise and seemed to change with my hand pushing slightly on it. The noise seems to be in the area of the right glove box. Are there brackets in there like the E-Glide ones that use to break. Going to try to get into it over the weekend and just wondering if anyone else had this happen and what they may have found. Thanks
Just the brackets that attach with the front TS studs and then the four point box bracket on the front of the frame. You can check the nuts on the TS studs just bly looking on the fairing tunnel beside where the forks come through. And you can check the bracket to frame bolts down in the tunnel too. The fairing to box bracket bolts can't be accessed till you split the outer off.

Lots of stuff in there that could flop around and rattle.
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Fairing rattle

Check inside glove box. With the crap I had in mine it rattled once in a while. Cut a micro-fiber rag to fit, no more rattle..
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