Green Ooze


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  • yamahakid426

Posted December 10, 2014 - 08:25 PM

#1

Ive had this bike for a couple weeks now and notice that after every ride when i park it in the garage some green colored foamy ooze leaks out of this tube. I dont exactly know what it is and was hoping if anybody could tell me. Thanks

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  • dirtbeater

Posted December 10, 2014 - 08:29 PM

#2

I believe that's the crank case breather tube. It comes from the valve cover. Looks like milky oil possibly. Check your oil level, color and your coolant level.

  • yamahakid426

Posted December 10, 2014 - 08:32 PM

#3

I just bought this bike and i just replaced the oil with yamalube 20-50. but i havnt checked or replaced the collant. That will be on my list to do then



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  • bigbird192

Posted December 10, 2014 - 08:53 PM

#4

That tube should not drip anything but oil. it looks like you have coolant in your oil. I would drop the oil and see if it is milky or otherwise discolored. If it is, you likely have a head gasket leak. Also, when you refill it, i would suggest using a lighter oil, such as Yamalube 10-50. The 20 weight you are using is pretty thick, especially for the cold climate.



  • gscx

Posted December 10, 2014 - 08:55 PM

#5

If you ride when it is wet then thus will happen. It's no big deal. If your coolant level isn't dropping that is...

  • yamahakid426

Posted December 10, 2014 - 09:02 PM

#6

alright i will flush the coolant and refill with lighter oil and see if that works



  • yamahakid426

Posted December 10, 2014 - 09:07 PM

#7

after i changed the oil i did notice that it was considerably less than before so maybe going lighter will get rid of it







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