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Timing belt tension wheel squeal
I replaced my timing belts last year and ever since there's a squeal coming from one of the tension wheels around 2000-3000 rpm only when the engine is hot. I've adjusted the wheel a couple times but still squeals. 85,000 miles on bike.


Lastly, just curious, what happens if heaven forbid the tension wheel gives out and/or the timing belt breaks while going 70 mph? Does the rear tire lock up?

Thank you for any advice...
#1 05-28-2011, 06:43 AM,
sure sounds like you need to replace that tensioner before it gives out completely,
whatever happens when it breaks wont be pretty
1987 Aspencade 129K
1986 SEI 93K
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#2 05-28-2011, 07:45 AM,
Hello you know where to get a replacement?
#3 05-28-2011, 07:48 AM,
any honda dealer or online one can get it

part # is 14510-mg9-008 from western honda its $68,no sense getting used ones off ebay because you might end up with something that's just as bad

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there are others but your local dealer may be just as fast,may even be a source online near you
1987 Aspencade 129K
1986 SEI 93K
2014 Tri-Glide HD 17K

#4 05-28-2011, 08:05 AM,
Or stop by a recycler and get a used one for $5.00.

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"I never saw him" instead of "I never looked for him".
#5 05-28-2011, 08:47 AM,
Or maybe this

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#6 05-28-2011, 09:15 AM,

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