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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-12-2004, 05:04 PM Thread Starter
 
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silly mistake?

i noticed that when pushing the bike along it made a faint sort of grinding noise from the rear wheel. well not really grinding but like the noise that you hear when you apply the rear brake but very lightly. so i sprayed some wd-40 along the disc and where the brake applies and it sorta went away but obviously braking afterwards was a bit shitty. i wiped it with a rag and kept braking hard and it's kinda going back to normal. any suggestions?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-12-2004, 06:37 PM
 
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My 500R makes the exact same sound - pretty normal I think. Over time the WD40 should burn off with the heat -just use your rear brake as much as you can for a while.
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