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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 05-24-2016, 01:17 PM Thread Starter
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Issues with my bike

My current 2002 Kawasaki vn 750 is having issues now though so I'm looking for input. Basically, I was going about 80 on the freeway and my throttle instantly had a disconnect with the drive shaft. I had to pull over to the side of the freeway. The bike still runs and sounds great and shifts through all gears but when I put it in first and slowly let out the clutch nothing happens except for a horrible whirring sound so I immediately let go of the clutch. Any ideas what's going on with it? Additional helpful input, I bought the bike back in February of this year when it only had 2900 miles on it, it now has about 8000. I had the oil changed when I bought it and at 5500 miles. Thanks for your time. I'm still learning the mechanics of the bike so excuse any lack of knowledge!
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Sounds like the driveshaft splines

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When you bought the bike did you lube the splines? (Like we tell everyone to do)


Cause that sounds like what your "issue" is, your splines are gone.....

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I get this funny feeling I've read this thread before

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AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH THEY'RE REPROGRAMMING THE SYSTEM

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That's because they are the system.

Don't take my word for it. I'm just a foolish newbie.
When in doubt, just know that I am only joking around.

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I get this funny feeling I've read this thread before
Only the names have been changed to protect the unlistening and nonreaders. lol

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Only the names have been changed to protect the unlistening and nonreaders. lol
Yea my name is Billy.or is that name already taken,cause if it is I'm gonna be pissedBilly has the cool bike

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"Boys and girls, can you say, Check the splines?"

and always remember, "Ride until you rot!"
**Really not sure if the Big "C" is back right now
but having to face the fact that this is a lifetime routine
going forward. Five operations done and it still continues.

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