Oil in the stator/flywheel compartment???

6 replies to this topic
  • Pothole

Posted October 05, 2004 - 06:32 AM


I pulled my stator/flywheel cover off last night so I can put my new flywheel on and about 1/8 cup of oil was in there. Is that normal? I didn't think oil should be in there. It's a '99 YZ400.

  • YZ250F_Rider

Posted October 05, 2004 - 08:11 AM


yup it's normal. The crankcase is open.

  • 4Stroke4Life

Posted October 05, 2004 - 08:31 AM


that's funny, i thought the same exact thing. i opened it up. OH GREAT!!! i said. :cry: "thats funny right there, i don't care who you are, thats funny"

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  • YZ250F_Rider

Posted October 05, 2004 - 09:10 AM


yeh actually if you were to pull the flywheel and the stator plate off you could look in the and see the cam chain riding on the crankshaft gear. And you gotta oil the chain.

  • Pothole

Posted October 05, 2004 - 09:18 AM


very good to hear. thanks.

  • bushy

Posted October 05, 2004 - 02:01 PM


2 stroke riders... :cry:

  • Chipstien

Posted October 05, 2004 - 05:21 PM


I am sure that just about everyone of us that came from 2 smokes thought "Oh S**t" for a split second. :cry:

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