Is This A Bad Thing

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  • slacksaw

Posted March 30, 2007 - 03:44 PM


Just went riding my yzf426 for the first time outside (I live in ny) and after riding noticed grease coming out from around rear hub on the sprocket side. Whats the problem and how do I fix it. I just bought the bike about 2 months ago and am not sure if this is an issue that is a major problem or some thing easy. Any help would be greatly appreciated

  • torqueme

Posted March 30, 2007 - 07:21 PM


Should be just excess grease from the axle/wheel bearings. check to see if the seal dust cap is in place &/or pull the rear wheel to find the source.

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  • TMAC25

Posted March 30, 2007 - 07:25 PM


Probably put to much grease on the axle when you reinstalled the rear wheel.

  • slacksaw

Posted March 31, 2007 - 03:42 AM


thanks wasnt sure what is going on but I think i will pull the rear apart and find out. while its off I will also replace the tire better now than taking it apart twice right.

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