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Author Topic: [help] Headlight vibration  (Read 230 times)

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Offline shotmybolt

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[help] Headlight vibration
« on: May 31, 2020, 05:36:27 pm »
Hi all.

I've noticed my headlight likes to wobble at almost any speed. It's all secure and proper as far as i can see. Is this a known thing with the 1st gen / 2014 model?

Is there a fix?



Offline Crilly Wizard

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Re: [help] Headlight vibration
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2020, 05:03:54 am »
Provided you have opened the casing and tightened everything down in the rubber collets, you could try balancing the throttle bodies. It certainly tamed vibrations on the move for me.

Offline shotmybolt

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Re: [help] Headlight vibration
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2020, 03:14:58 pm »
Huh, now there's a thing i would never have thought of!

I'll have a look inside the headlight, and i'll talk to a skilled mechanic about the throttle bodies. Bike is at 11500 miles for reference.

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Offline Crilly Wizard

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Re: [help] Headlight vibration
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2020, 07:40:25 pm »
If you do a search on here it will talk you through how to do the throttle bodies on here, itís really not very difficult and gave me noticeable improvement.

Offline shotmybolt

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Re: [help] Headlight vibration
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2020, 04:51:27 pm »
Finally got some time to work on my own bike for a change!

Headlight internal bolts all good. It was the external fixings. Finger tight at best. All fixed down with threadlock now and solid.