610 owners: How many miles did your cam chain last - and what year is your bike?

Discussion in '610/630' started by Coffee, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. Coffee CH Owner

    Location:
    Napa CA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2006 TE250 2013.TR650 Terra
    I am curious. How many miles did your cam chain last, and what year/model is your 610? e.g. 2007 SM610.

    I've talked to a few owners and it seems some model years last longer than others.


    edit: I bolded some words.
  2. Blazes Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    South Africa
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    Eddie Seel 634SMR works Replica -
    Other Motorcycles:
    Aprilla Dosodoro 2X 2009 610
    I have a 09 610 te and just done the 15,000km service myself --Cam chain tensioner is now only 4 clicks out.

    A friend of mine has a 06 610te and at 10,000km he has had to replace his cam chain -- ?
  3. rajobigguy Administrator

    Location:
    So.Cal.
    The original setting was 4 clicks out when new. At 5500 miles it's still 4 clicks out. The bike was broke in with a easy method then after the first 10 hrs of riding has been riden like I stole it. Oil and filter changed several times during the break in procedure then once a 3500 miles. Will change the oil again @ 6000. Always used AGIP 10w60. 2006 model year.
  4. K7MDL Husqvarna
    A Class

    Location:
    Woodinville, WA
    2007 TE610, replaced at 6K miles, 11 clicks, rubbing reed valve cover. Now at 11,500miles and the replacement is only 5 clicks out. I also took 1/4" off the spring.
  5. Stroker Ace Husqvarna
    AA Class

    07 TE 610, 12000. mi. 6 clicks........
  6. Flying Trash Can Sustaining Member

    Location:
    So. Cal
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    TE 610
    Other Motorcycles:
    BMW R1100R
    07, TE 610 with 6k, still in good shape last time I looked.
  7. Toddler Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Colorado
    08 TE610, replaced original cam chain at 8500 miles with 8 clicks.
  8. gasgaskid Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    surrey b.c.
    08 sm 610, 8149km, nearly all commuting, 5 clicks
  9. BikeSDP Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    Longmont, Colorado
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    None @ moment
    Other Motorcycles:
    990 Adv, Multistrada 1200, 500 EXC
    5300 mi on my '08. Still the original chain. I think I was 5 clicks out @ last check.
  10. mnb Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    San Jose, California
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2011 TE310 . . . . 2003 TE610e
    2003 te610e. 2000 miles.

    Only replaced the cam chain because the cam shaft broke. one of the screw holes broke into a couple pieces which dropped down into the engine and into the stator and bounced around like ball bearings in a blender and ruined that $400 part, too.

    Pricey failure, but it's been running great since!
  11. MattR 2T Forum Clerk

    Location:
    Temperance, MI
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    WB165, SM610
    Other Motorcycles:
    Yamaha FZ1
  12. Mike Kay Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    California
    '08 TE 610. 5k miles. Cam chain is perfect.
  13. madand71 Husqvarna

    Location:
    carbrooke uk
    i have a husky te610 1998 left hand kick ive heard of probs with the cam chains and adjusters is this true
  14. rajobigguy Administrator

    Location:
    So.Cal.
    Some people have had issues and some of us haven't. It seems to be a hit and miss problem.
  15. WoodsChick Administrator

    Location:
    Oakland, CA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    `13 TR650 Terra,`09 WB165, `07 SM610
    Other Motorcycles:
    KTM, GasGas, Suzuki, Honda
    `07 SM610

    10 clicks out at 2800 miles.
    Still 10 clicks out and chain didn't look too stretched out when I replaced it at 3470 miles.
    New CCT was at 4 clicks after the first ride, and is at 6 clicks now at 8600 miles. Much better wear :)




    WoodsChick
  16. jellyrug Husqvarna
    AA Class

    Location:
    NC USA
    When the bike was new, did you ride the 2800 miles at low RPM, what speed to change over to 6th gear?
  17. WoodsChick Administrator

    Location:
    Oakland, CA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    `13 TR650 Terra,`09 WB165, `07 SM610
    Other Motorcycles:
    KTM, GasGas, Suzuki, Honda
    Some of it was semi-low rpm in the dirt, but a lot of it was bouncing off the rev limiter on asphalt :excuseme:




    WoodsChick
  18. HDND Husqvarna
    B Class

    Location:
    Sydney
    05 610SM
    Still on original chain
    9670KM
    9clicks
    10,000Km dealer service done no sign of wear, will monitor.
    Had bike since new and major services through R+D Husky only place I will take it.
    Oil + filters @ 1,000km intervals. :thumbsup:

    Hammered from day one :banana:
  19. Coffee CH Owner

    Location:
    Napa CA
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    2006 TE250 2013.TR650 Terra
    This would appear to be the case. :confused:
  20. Xcuvator Husqvarna
    Pro Class

    Location:
    Scholls Oregon
    Husqvarna Motorcycle:
    TE450,610 WB165,WR250 WR360 & XC430
    Other Motorcycles:
    yes
    When I put the MCCA adjuster on my 08, I was at 6 clicks depending how I counted at 3400mi. Now at 6000mi with the MCCA and I've adjusted not quite a click.

    Sounds like the replacements are holding up better, a very good thing.