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Author Topic: BAAAAAD news...  (Read 1019 times)

csbdr

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BAAAAAD news...
« on: July 10, 2009, 07:17:53 PM »
i just got a call from my dealer who told me the transmission work is going to broaden to ALL US imported C5's.  Not officially a recall yet, but ultimately DOT wants a recall put out on these bikes as well, even though there haven't been any reported problems.

Weeeeeelll.....yesterday I was cruising around 50-53 mph in 5th, and my tranny starts making the "death squeal" which sounds like is a precurser to things binding to the shaft.  Went away shifting down to 4 and was OK for a bit in 5th again, when it recurred. Went away downshifting again, and didn't happen again, but I think I'm grounded.  Steve has the kits, except for 2nd gear which sounds like will be to him early next week.

crapola...good thing I got the Ural back on the road.

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Re: BAAAAAD news...
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2009, 09:33:56 PM »
Oh well, If it happens it happens, I ain't gonna be too concerned either way. I already know what a great bike this is. Who wouldn't want a free upgrade?  ;D I am sorry to hear you are having tranny problems, I hope they can get to it fast.
« Last Edit: July 11, 2009, 01:16:23 PM by r80rt »
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csbdr

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Re: BAAAAAD news...
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2009, 01:37:46 AM »
OH, i am right with ya. I'm not thrilled with the inconvenience, with a bike I've had oh....7 days. Sounds like it'll be fixed MUCH faster than the guys in Europe.

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Re: BAAAAAD news...
« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2009, 01:45:32 AM »
Take it in stride man, as Carl Perkins once said " If it weren't for the rocks in it's bed a stream wouldn't have any song"
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