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Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:05 am

I can't seem to locate the oil leak I'm having on the alternator side of the cover. I replaced balancer shaft seal. Replaced crank breather clamps, tightened them and tightened correspond nuts and such. Included album from its area. Thanks.

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Aphex » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:32 am

After you replaced the balance shaft seal did you pull the airbox and clean all the oil out of it as well as clean your air filter?
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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:41 am

No air box. Rottweiler intake.

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:48 am

To add. I did take everything off down to the throttle bodies and cleaned it allm

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby No. 47 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:28 am

Is one way valve installed right way round?
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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:24 am

No. 47 wrote:Is one way valve installed right way round?


For the crank case breather? Double checked. Was good. Oil doesn't be seem to be coming from intake. Something between the throttle bodies and alternator cover

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Oil leak still?!

Postby Sarasota_Steve » Sun Aug 20, 2017 11:25 am

I replaced the one way valve last night and I'm reassembling this morning. I purchased the Oetiker clamping tool for the stepless stainless steel clamps to do the job properly. I'm loving the stepless ear clamps. I want to buy a whole kit sizing between 1/4" and 1 1/8".
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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby No. 47 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:22 pm

Any oil on front cam cover?
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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Edorta » Sun Aug 20, 2017 1:59 pm

Hi!

I still having a oil leak too mate, losing all the patience with the bike :evil:

First of all try to be sure where the oil comes.

I changed the shaft seal last summer but yesterday I took off the rubber tube of the ignition cover and it's spiting a lot of oil.



In my case i'm sure that the seal is broken.... AGAIN :evil:

If you check the tube and is dry the problem comes from the ignition or cam cover seal. Check them all.

Some bolts have cu-seal rings, did you put them?

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:59 pm

No. 47 wrote:Any oil on front cam cover?


Front side is ultra dry.

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:03 pm

Edorta wrote:Hi!

I still having a oil leak too mate, losing all the patience with the bike :evil:

First of all try to be sure where the oil comes.

I changed the shaft seal last summer but yesterday I took off the rubber tube of the ignition cover and it's spiting a lot of oil.



In my case i'm sure that the seal is broken.... AGAIN :evil:

If you check the tube and is dry the problem comes from the ignition or cam cover seal. Check them all.

Some bolts have cu-seal rings, did you put them?

Good luck mate!


Any bolt or nut that has the copper rings, I replaced. Replaced alternator gasket. After cleaning, I have oil on the cover from the top, dripping to the bottom. No much like 100-200 mL per a week/800 miles.

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby No. 47 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:23 pm

Oil sight level tube?
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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Sun Aug 20, 2017 5:49 pm

No. 47 wrote:Oil sight level tube?


Checked to be sure, but its good. No oil on the left side of the stator cover even. Originating near top of cover, possibly higher with a drip down, and drips down the right side of the stator cover. Throttle bodies and higher are dry. Between that, its hard to make out with the other hoses and engine mount bracket in the way.

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby No. 47 » Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:50 pm

Oil pressure switch to lh rear of front cylinder?
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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:30 pm

No. 47 wrote:Oil pressure switch to lh rear of front cylinder?


Think I found it. Little circular switch with flat square metal tab a wire up hooks on to? Mine is currently disconnected. Should I hook it back up? Also its a little too far forward to get oil where its spilling now. That side of the stator cover is fully dry. Man I'm going crazy on this!

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby No. 47 » Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:28 am

Aye, reconnect oil pressure sensor switch - starter motor o-ring?
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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Mon Aug 21, 2017 8:35 am

No. 47 wrote:Aye, reconnect oil pressure sensor switch - starter motor o-ring?


Was gonna ask that next. Cause I don't see what else lol. Gonna order one now just because.

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Tue Aug 22, 2017 7:21 pm

No. 47 wrote:Aye, reconnect oil pressure sensor switch - starter motor o-ring?


Do I need to remove anything within the stator cover to remove the starter.

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:55 pm

No. 47 wrote:Aye, reconnect oil pressure sensor switch - starter motor o-ring?


Starter o ring replaced... Still go oil on the cover....

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:04 pm

Droldaerd wrote:
No. 47 wrote:Aye, reconnect oil pressure sensor switch - starter motor o-ring?


Starter o ring replaced... Still go oil on the cover....


Could I have put the o ring on improperly? Should I reseat the stator gasket?

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby No. 47 » Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:53 pm

Can only suggest cleaning all oil off, dusting with talcum powder or similar and running engine until you spot the source - could be, though, that leak is elsewhere and bring windblown onto casings when riding.
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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:32 am

No. 47 wrote:Can only suggest cleaning all oil off, dusting with talcum powder or similar and running engine until you spot the source - could be, though, that leak is elsewhere and bring windblown onto casings when riding.


Nothing else seems to get a drop! Every engine piece, air filter all that is bone dry to the touch! Just the right half stator cover get oil on it, top to bottom. Starter seems to be dry. I figured I'd get some there by now if that seal was the problem. Maybe I have a bad stator gasket? I had put a new one on just a few months ago. Maybe I failed its placement? I also noticed that the stator cover and engine don't quite line up exactly at the seems. Is it possible my cover is faulty? I know the original owner had claimed to change one od the sides. Can't rmember which one.

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby No. 47 » Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:18 am

Suggest remove cover and, using parts fiche, check that all crankcase dowels are in place, that all copper washers are where they should be and that all bolt lengths are correct for position - check gasket seal faces of crankcase and cover (could be that PO levered off cover and damaged faces) and replace gasket and use (sparingly) good liquid gasket to both sealing faces as well.
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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:13 pm

No. 47 wrote:Suggest remove cover and, using parts fiche, check that all crankcase dowels are in place, that all copper washers are where they should be and that all bolt lengths are correct for position - check gasket seal faces of crankcase and cover (could be that PO levered off cover and damaged faces) and replace gasket and use (sparingly) good liquid gasket to both sealing faces as well.


Okey. Thanks. I'm gonna order a new one today and try all that when it comes in

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Re: Oil leak still?!

Postby Droldaerd » Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:43 pm

No. 47 wrote:Suggest remove cover and, using parts fiche, check that all crankcase dowels are in place, that all copper washers are where they should be and that all bolt lengths are correct for position - check gasket seal faces of crankcase and cover (could be that PO levered off cover and damaged faces) and replace gasket and use (sparingly) good liquid gasket to both sealing faces as well.


Is there suppose to be a copper washer for every bolt? Only see 2 on fiche

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