I just changed the spark plugs. I now notice a clicking/ticking/arcing sound coming from the ignition coil area. This could have been there before, but I am not sure. Any ideas?
The noise sounds kind of like a light clicking, very much like some sounds those electric bug zapper lights make. The clicking noise is not in sync with the firing of the coils/plugs that I can tell. I can't hear it at all when giving throttle.
I even took the air box back off, took the coils off again and applied some dielectric grease. Still have the noise.
The bike runs fine otherwise. I just rode it around.
Is this noise normal/does yours do it?. I very well could have had it before, just didn't notice.
11,500 miles & used same model plugs (old ones looked almost new!!!)
I also went ahead and changed the air filter. After reinstalling the coils the second time, I changed the oil and oil filter too(just fyi).
Plugs were tourqued to about 12.5 ft-lbs, cause that's as close as I could get with my 0-75 ft-lb torque wrench. I also applied a tad of High-Temp Anti-Seize compound to the threads of the plugs, and was very careful not to get any on the electrode ends. I can't think of anything else to say. Please help