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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 11:27 AM Thread Starter
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need help with my vt1100c

i have a 2001 vt1100 shadow it had been sitting in storage for a few days i went to start it and heard aloud POP noise from the engine it started up but its got a really rough idle and a whistle sound coming from the upper part of the engine what would do that?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 11:44 AM
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Vacuum hose or air intake leak?

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-15-2012, 02:18 PM
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Rubber carb boot popped off. Could either be the boot coming from the airbox or one of the boots going from carb to engine. Vacuum hose wouldn't make a popping sound if it came loose.
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