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post #1 of 2 Old 03-22-2009, 10:55 PM Thread Starter
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Front end noise

New to the site and need some advise...I've got the '08 KLR and it's making this annoying squeel at low speeds... I've already changed the brake pads and that didn't work. Was wondering if anyone ever had to lube the speedo cable or gear? Or, maybe I've got a bearing problem. Any suggestions ???
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If you put it on a lift and spin the front wheel does it squeek? How tight is the spindle? Can you wigle the front wheel? Are you riding offroad a lot and getting dirt in the seals? Is the rotor getting any wear marks? Are you sure it's the front wheel area? Many questions to begin to guess.

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