Oil change help !!

6 replies to this topic
  • srsonicseller

Posted April 22, 2006 - 05:16 PM


I just got a 2003 WR450, did oil change today but have questions. After changing filter and checking screen in front below radiators making sure it was clean as per owners manual - I installed new oil, measured correct amount per owners manual. After I started bike for a couple minutes , I pulled dip stick and oil started coming out? What is going on? :thumbsup:

  • redmansz400

Posted April 22, 2006 - 05:40 PM


I installed new oil, measured correct amount per owners manual.

on the dipstick or by the quart?

  • jerryls

Posted April 22, 2006 - 08:28 PM


Turn off the engine when you check the oil.


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  • trailordune

Posted April 22, 2006 - 09:26 PM


sounds like you put too much in if bike was not running when you checked it.

  • redmansz400

Posted April 22, 2006 - 09:53 PM


when i picked up my new suzuki 400 from the dealer i checked it and they had the crankcase and the resivour full. check the level while it is hot but not on

  • David37

Posted April 23, 2006 - 12:05 AM


After you start your bike, turn it off and let your bike sit for a 3-5 minutes before you check the oil level.

  • OlaGB

Posted April 23, 2006 - 12:17 AM


Sounds like you didnt drain out all the oil, or put in more oil than the specs tells you to..


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