oil change 02 426

2 replies to this topic
  • macmac

Posted June 16, 2002 - 06:13 AM


I just changed my oil for the first time. After I put in 1.48 quarts of oil I checked my oil and did not get a reading - Any suggestions

Visit the ThumperTalk Store for the lowest prices on motorcycle / ATV parts and accessories - Guaranteed
  • 426guy

Posted June 16, 2002 - 06:34 AM


check with motor warmed up... very important!!
the first time i changed mine i got the same reading... so i kept filling till i got a reading... big mistake!! over filled it.. after a few laps on the track, i came in and checked level.. well, oil was all the way to top of dip stick!! so warm engine up for a few minutes then check...should be perfect...
good luck

  • Unibomber

Posted June 16, 2002 - 04:28 PM


[QUOTE]Originally posted by Dirt dont Hurt:
[qb]Read the manual. I've made the mistake in the past of just doing what I'm used to, only to find out that things jave changed quite a bit over the years. It's all in the book.

Dude, i was going to drag out this post and go through the whole oil procedure, but reading the manual is the best solution, and really is a must with the 426, if you dont pay attention to some small details it could get expensive.

[ June 16, 2002: Message edited by: Unibomber ]

Related Content


Join Our Community!

Even if you don't want to post, registered members get access to tools that make finding & following the good stuff easier.

If you enjoyed reading about "" here in the ThumperTalk archive, you'll LOVE our community. Come join ThumperTalk today!

The views and opinions expressed on this page are strictly those of the author, and have not been reviewed or approved by ThumperTalk.