XR's burn oil like crazy



3 replies to this topic
  • dbarnaby

Posted July 01, 2001 - 02:42 AM

#1

I've owned two XR's (1995 XR250 and 1996 XR400) and both started burning oil like crazy after a couple seasons. Anybody know why????

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Dave Barnaby

  • Matt96xr6

Posted July 01, 2001 - 06:40 PM

#2

Did you adjust the valves ever?

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  • HondaXR250

Posted July 02, 2001 - 05:17 AM

#3

That sounds kind of odd, I have 5 (yes you read correctly) honda machines. the lawnmower being 11 years old doesn't burn anything, my Foreman450 doesn't burn either after 3 HARD years. We never did any adjustments on them either, does the XR need a regular vavle adjustment?

  • dbarnaby

Posted July 08, 2001 - 01:03 AM

#4

I adjust the valves each year. Somebody told me to clean the oil cooler because it gets plugged but I haven't done that yet??





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