Fork problem

5 replies to this topic
  • Jamesman

Posted August 10, 2006 - 09:14 AM


I am new here and was wondering if anyone has been issues like me. I have a 2006 yzf450 and the seals leaked right off the bat. I changed them out with K&S brand= leaked first ride. I then tried MSR bran tuesday night, rode wed nite=leaked...I am at my witts end!
What is up with this????


  • TAC

Posted August 10, 2006 - 09:20 AM


check the fork leg for damage may have a ding it it cutting the seal

  • kawirider

Posted August 10, 2006 - 10:10 AM


Are you sure that you are replacing the seals correctly?

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  • Ga426owner

Posted August 10, 2006 - 12:46 PM


No problems on mine still on 1st set of fork seals :thumbsup:

  • KJ790

Posted August 10, 2006 - 12:52 PM


I've been riding Yamahas since 1998 and have yet to have a leaking fork seal. I would do what the other guy said and make sure the fork leg isn't damaged.

  • kyle450rider

Posted August 10, 2006 - 01:52 PM


If they still continue to leak try replacing them with oem seals.My suspension guys says that they are the best ones made.Make sure to inspect fork tubes for damage and install a set of seal savers on your bike.

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