Rattling/Shaking/Jarring Noise - Gen I Windshield Up to Lifted position (FIX) - Yamaha FJR Forum : Yamaha FJR Owners Forums
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-03-2019, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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Rattling/Shaking/Jarring Noise - Gen I Windshield Up to Lifted position (FIX)

I ask for a lot of help here. So a chance to give back in a small way.

If this can help someone with an irritating windscreen rattle, great:

I was working on a fuse block install with half of the fairing disassembled and once I re-installed the windshield, I somehow created a rattling, shaking movement when the windshield if moving up to a fully lifted position from the bottom down position.

Only occurs midpoint.

Get some silicon lubricant spray and lube the hinges and the inside guide rail (metal rail in the middle of two tracks). There is a 1.5" rail that guides the windshield up and down in a straight line.

Once lubed, that guide rail should operate smoothly, no jarring, and quiet again
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Yeah, BTDT. The little shudder when going up is the tip it needs to be done. I usually just remove the front end during the winter and clean & lube. When you go that deep a good dry moly spray lasts a long time in there.


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