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  1. Noise from Push Rod Tubes - PLEASE HELP

    Thunder Stroke 111 Common Problems/Issues
    Greetings All - I have a 2016 Vintage I bought new about 3 years ago, now with 8200 miles. Th engine is completely stock, never been ridden hard, and always dealer serviced. In preparation for Bike Week I had the dealer perform the 10k service. After completion the service manager called me...
  2. Engine ping or rattle noise

    Thunder Stroke 111 Common Problems/Issues
    HI- I have the 2016 chief (dark horse). There is a rattling noise or engine ping when hitting a constant RPM... Dose anyone else have this issue? Not sure if it is the engine is pinging or if something is lose. The dealer does not seem to have an idea what the noise could be. and yes I am...
  3. Dealer and the "CLACK"

    Thunder Stroke 111 Common Problems/Issues
    Took my 2014 Classic into the dealer yesterday to ask the service manager to ride my bike and see if he hears the clack that I hear. He said sure and took the bike into the shop, gave it a wash and returned 10 minutes later with this explanation: He had talked to the area Indian representative...
  4. Official Indian position on Clacking

    Indian Motorcycle Tech Q & A
    Has Indian officially acknowledged that many TS111 are clackers? Does anyone KNOW if they are working on any remedies or recalls. Or, has anyone found the right Executive at Indian/Polaris to complain to? I have spoken the to dealer and opened a "Ask Polaris" case and have heard nothing...
  5. Engine noise 14 Chief Classic

    Indian Chief Classic
    I've searched the site to see if anyone posted a situation like this, so not to re-hash an old topic and couldn't find one so hear go's. I just bought a "new to me" 2014 Chief Classic. Seems it was never Warranty registered, so I have a 1 year warranty from Indian. It has 5000 miles on it...
  6. Clatter at 2500-2900 RPM

    Indian Roadmaster
    Just took my RM on the first long ride from north Ga. to Daytona bikeweek. I noticed that there is a clatter between 2500 and 2900 rpms. Has anyone else noticed this sound and if so is this something that needs repair or is this just the nature of the beast?
  7. Engine noise

    Indian Chief Vintage
    Hey guys, Have a 2015 Vintage with engine noise once it warms up under load. I think it's the clacking noise I hear other Indian owners complain about. Took it by the dealer and the mechanic told me it's the valves making a little noise that goes away with more mileage...mine has 2k miles on...
  8. 2016 Clackers

    Thunder Stroke 111 Common Problems/Issues
    Just wondering if anyone with a 2016 had a clacker after Indian removed the oil cooler.
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