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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-01-2016, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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This is my first post to the forum so bare with me.

I bought my first motorcycle ('09 250r) two weeks ago and I love it. Lots of fun, great gas mileage, looks awesome. I'm only having one issue. After riding the bike for a few miles I get a very loud whistling coming from the gas cap. There's a build up of pressure in the tank to the point of when I open the cap after riding, it sounds like opening a bottle of coke. As far as I know the fuel system is stock and the gas cap is also stock. Anyone have any idea whats going on? Thanks in advance for the help.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-02-2016, 05:24 AM
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You need to check the tank vent line to be sure it isn't blocked or pinched. This isn't normal for the tank.

Is the bike a California model?

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I'm not your mom and I'm not paying for your parts, so do whatever you want with your own bike.
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