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1Back to top Go down    1998 k1200rs on Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:16 am

timo27

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Hi all, my front disc started rattling, i noticed the spring washers were missing thought nothing of and replaced them 100 miles later they are missing again this is only on one side the front right none abs ring, any ideas before i end up spending a fortune on new discs and the rest.

    

2Back to top Go down    Re: 1998 k1200rs on Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:05 am

RicK G

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Make sure the caliper is operating freely and not binding on one side of the disc which will work the wave washers all the time and fatigue them quickly then they break and fall out. Even if one piston is not retracting properly it will put pressure on one side.


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