2005 WR 450 Oil Splatter


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  • joilers

Posted April 11, 2009 - 08:40 AM

#1

My last trip was only my third time out on this bike, still getting used to things. Stepped up from a 250. I noticed after about 2hours of riding that there was some oil splatter on the left side swing arm leaking from the bottom of the air filter compartment. I heard the it is a natural occurrence that these larger bikes force some oil out at higher rpms. Any truth to that? Anything to be concerned out? Thanks.

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  • graazzy

Posted April 11, 2009 - 01:36 PM

#2

Check if your engine breather hose is routed into the air box . More than likely to be excess air filter oil dripping off the air filter. Any way , you should not be getting any oil coming out of the engine breather.




 
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