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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-26-2010, 10:41 AM Thread Starter
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5 th gear noise

I have a 01 v star with 27000 miles, have a whine in 5 th gear, shop said not to worry about it. any ideas on whats wrong?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-26-2010, 06:17 PM
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Is it throughout 5th gear or only a certain speed?

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-26-2010, 08:59 PM Thread Starter
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mainly hear it when at cruising speeds when I ease off throtle. its loud
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-27-2010, 07:07 PM
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i have a high pitched hum on highway, i am unsure if it is gear sound or tires, i only hear in 5th. i asked someone abouut it and they suggested i change to synthetic oil and try to see if it makes a difference, but not sure what it is
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