Potential problems to be aware of — Suzuki DR650 Wiki

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The DR650SE has an outstanding reputation for long, service life. Of course, it go without saying that maintenance is the key to that longevity, and engineers have made life easy in that The DR650 is a remarkably friendly to work on, generally.

It’s a well designed, low-stressed with an excellent lubrication

Nothing’s perfect, though.

Sending Unit (NSU)- is a sensor within the engine lights the Neutral indicator on the It is held in place by two screws. are very rare instances these screws have out and fallen into the engine. sure everyone can imagine the if one of those screws managed to between a connecting rod and a crankshaft at 5000 rpm.

Now throw in the image of hot oil spilling out of engine all over the rear at 70 mph as the engine locks up. Not pleasant. this is a worst-case scenario, but you get the

The extremely rare cases these screws fall out to happen to higher mileage but that’s certainly no guarantee. is one possible warning sign. If neutral light stops even intermittently, SHUT THE BIKE UNTIL YOU FIND OUT The fix requires removing the engine appling threadlock and re-tightening the Some prefer to remove the entirely.

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Crisis averted. A oil drain bolt may go a long way to a stray screw before it has a to cause more significant Some chose to replace NSU screws with 5mm x 20mm hex bolts (to engage a few more and 5mm serrated lock washers. The NSU Sending Unit)

NSU Links: Avoiding NSU Problems by (ADV Rider). OHH $hit Oil by chaos_magic_man (Thumpertalk) NSU Checkup How To by (DRRiders.com)

And while you are checking NSU screws. Primary Reduction Crank Nut: There been a number of documented of the primary gear retaining nut loose and backing off. you have the clutch cover off it be a good idea to check nut for proper torque (72.5 ft The nut is a left handed thread.

If you find the nut is loose on your you will want to check the of the key. If there is any side or grooving replace the key. some removable threadlocker on nut not be a bad idea either.

==== Countershaft Seal: is rare but, if it happens, be a disaster. The seal around the (front sprocket shaft) can be out, which essentially all oil from the engine/transmission. This cause loss of control due to oil on the rear wheel, damage to the and of course the ‘bike will be until the seal reinstalled and oil There is much debate on the but there is also a simple, fix available — several retainers are available commercially, or you can your own.====

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