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On June 13th I had a dealer remove the rear wheel and put a new tire on. I now have 300 miles on the tire and I have noticed on the center stand in gear the tire does not run true. I placed a t square on the garage floor and along both sides of back tire and on the rotor and none of it runs true. I do not feel any loose play when I try to push tire from side to side or forward and back with my hands. I also notice noise from the final drive when in gear and on the center stand.

We did have a new drive shaft and pinion gear put in about 20,000 miles back.

Do you think the dealer may not have done a proper job on the tire replacement or I may have bad wheel bearings? Is it possible the noise I hear in the final drive is caused by bad wheel bearings.

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Take it back to the dealer. They'll stand behind their work. If they had everything off, they should have noticed wheel bearings, etc. Take it back.
 

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If the whole assembly is wobbling I really don't see how it it could be anything but bad bearings. The axle shaft runs through the whole thing so there is really no way to get that wrong. If the tire only was wobbling then it might not be fully seated all the way around.
 

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Some(not all) bikes make some type of noise on center stands. Because the suspension/drive train is unloaded.
What type of tire is it?
We mainly see Dunlops wobble a lot. I know here lately that Dunlops take a lot more weight than other brands.
The dealer should have checked bearings while the wheel was off. But I know some things get over looked.

You didn't say whether you feel it riding or just looking at it either. If you don't feel anything bad while riding(grinding,roaring,etc...). It may just be the tire.
 

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Not your job to troubleshoot. Only doctors can screw things up and make you pay them to fix it. Take it back to the mechanic. It's his error.
 
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