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After trail riding, I parked my 05 CRF 450 R and was letting it sit there running to run the rest of the gas out of the carb and it started making a strange whining sound. I immediately turned it off and think is was overheating, but I don't know what that darn noise was. It did spit a little coolant out the overflow tube, and a buddie said it sounded like maybe the impeller was making the sound, but I just dont know.

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Check the water pump impeller .. the sound may have been the overflow... check your compression..just to be on the safe side..

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SOURCE: Valve Adjustment for 2003 Honda CRF 450 R

This should help.
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Posted on Jul 25, 2009


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SOURCE: i need the whole bottom end for my 05 crf 450

This site is not a parts store!!

Posted on Nov 19, 2009


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SOURCE: are the frames the same? 05 crf 250r and a 07 crf

would plastics on a crf 450x be different than on a crf450r 05

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SOURCE: honda crf 450 05 no spark,fitted new plug no

sounds like you have a bad coil!!! should be mounted under tank or seat,just follow spark plug wire to coil unit. cost about $45.00 used or $85.00 new( e-bay )

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SOURCE: i have a 2002 crf

If popping on decceleration its most likely to be idle speed too low this causes the decompressor arm to activate, also check the clearance of the arm to ease starting clearance should be 0.35 mm

Posted on Jan 06, 2012

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I am trying to replace the spark plug on my 2005 CRF 450 R has been sitting for about 1 yr without running and I am sure it needs to be replaced....Is there an easy way to do it or do I need to pull...

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 Before you go for a ride, good idea to go through the manual and do all the service requirements. Thanks for using FixYa. 
regards robotek

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