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Old 02-15-2008, 11:44 PM   #21
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all my kawis have made that noise.. i got used to it and stopped hearing it. lol
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Old 02-16-2008, 09:22 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by DvlRacer View Post
My SV was terrrrrible about doing that. Anytime it's warm out or I just rode it, it would vent out the gas cap. It freaked me out for a while because it actually sounded *electronic* like a steady beeping coming from something. Finally, with Patrick's help, I traced it to the gas cap and now whenever someone points it out I just say the bike likes to talk.
ahh thats the word i'm looking for trying to describe the noise..."electronic". well i cleaned around the cap, and wiped everything down but mother nature has decided to keep me inside tonight so couldn't do a ride. maybe tomorrow i'll see how everything turned out if the rain clears out.
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Old 02-16-2008, 10:25 PM   #23
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my 05 636 does that, i think it be normal for kawaks
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Old 02-17-2008, 01:52 PM   #24
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It's normal to hear an electronic whirring as you turn on the ignition which is the fuel pump priming. Not on turn off though.
It's the cap me thinks
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I would check the vent line as well; not sure if the Kawi caps are vented but that would explain it.

The wifes Hyosung actually has a charcoal can and vacuum valve for emissions; it would squeal like when it is hot out.
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My kawi does it also, i learned to ignore it as it would only do it after i got off the track or my tank was in the sun. not a big deal IMO
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