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Bike has like 26 miles on it, which was just the first day I brought it home. When I first put it in the garage, it made some weird noises from the gas tank area. I thought it was just vapors escaping and thought nothing of it. It's like a whine noise, but not high pitch. Lasts about a second or two.

Soooo, I thought it went away. But this evening I was tearing the R6 down and about once every minute, I would hear a slight whine noise. Heard it about 8 times before I went over to the 300, and realized it was the culprit.

Making weird ass whining / half whine-half grunt noises.

WTF? :confused:

Keys out of the ignition, kill switch is on, and I'm at a loss. Never heard something like this from any bike. And now I find out it's still doing it a month later. Dafuq?!
 

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Suppose that makes sense, as I was running a propane heater and it touched 85*F in my garage today, while it's been averaging around 15*F every other day.



This is where the R6 and the 300 are sitting for a few more months. It's supposed to be in the low teens for the rest of the week. Riding's not possible.
 
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Yup, my lil' 250 does the same thing....actually does sound like it is a grunting whine, like uhawwww lets go back out there and ride!
Guess my 300 will do the same, going to dealer today to put down a little so he will not sell it, got a buyer for the 250.
 

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It took me a while to figure it out. I was out in my garage at like 10pm by myself and kept hearing it. Thought a cat or something was watching me from the rafters in there and my dog kept looking at me funny from outside. Thought I was gunna die.
 

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I never noticed it until I read this post a while back, then finally heard it :) now when I am in the garage the bikes purr to me, almost like they are begging for attention-damn cold weather, supposed to snow today and its in the 20's
 
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