Yamaha XJ600N - Clicking - Timing chain adjustment?

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Yamaha XJ600N - Clicking - Timing chain adjustment?

Unread post by rockardandyh » Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:36 am

Have noticed an unusual clicking noise coming from near the top of the engine on T reg Yamaha XJ600N. A mechanic I asked thought it could be that the timing chain needs to be tweaked. Is there a way to do this without taking much apart? Any ideas what it could be if not the timing chain. Thanks

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Re: Yamaha XJ600N - Clicking - Timing chain adjustment?

Unread post by Wrider » Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:15 am

Could be valves, or could be your cam chain tensioner. If it's your tensioner it's a pretty easy fix without taking too much off and out. Just pull off the tensioner, check it's spring to see if it's still a very strong push, and if it is then you get to take off the top end to check the chain.
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