oil leak, need help


2 replies to this topic
  • yz45life

Posted December 11, 2014 - 07:15 PM

#1

So I just changed the oil seals for the water pump and I put the crank case back on with a new gasket. It appears to be leaking oil right along the seam of the case on the very bottom, I can't tell if it is dripping down from somewhere else. Anyways if anyone has had the same problem let me know, I really can't figure it out.


Edited by yz45life, December 11, 2014 - 08:46 PM.


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  • sckrocodile

Posted December 12, 2014 - 05:29 AM

#2

So I just changed the oil seals for the water pump and I put the crank case back on with a new gasket. It appears to be leaking oil right along the seam of the case on the very bottom, I can't tell if it is dripping down from somewhere else. Anyways if anyone has had the same problem let me know, I really can't figure it out.

More than likely you improperly tightened the bolts on the cover you removed.. refer to you owners manual for procedure and torque.



  • grayracer513

Posted December 12, 2014 - 07:28 AM

#3

It's probably more likely that a piece of the old gasket was left stuck on one of the two surfaces.  Very common mistake, and certain to cause a leak.







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