99 yz400 oil question


4 replies to this topic
  • bubbaisthebest

Posted September 30, 2008 - 05:01 PM

#1

when i check my oil everytime i ride, i have to add quite a bit (almost a quart) before every ride, i was just wondering if this is normal.

  • 1rkcooper

Posted September 30, 2008 - 06:46 PM

#2

Running the bike for more than 3 minutes before checking the oil is the proper procedure. If you are not doing this you are getting an incorrect reading.

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  • ericyzf4

Posted October 04, 2008 - 01:17 PM

#3

It's normal for 4-strokes to consume a little oil when ridden, some of it will even get pushed out the crankcase breather.

  • DRZ04

Posted October 04, 2008 - 08:33 PM

#4

I wouldn't say that usiing a quart of oil per ride is excessive unless everytime you ride it is the BAJA 1000. You either aren't checking it correctly or you have a problem.

  • grayracer513

Posted October 04, 2008 - 11:07 PM

#5

I wouldn't say that usiing a quart of oil per ride is excessive unless everytime you ride it is the BAJA 1000. You either aren't checking it correctly or you have a problem.

You mean you would.





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