New + Used Bike Oil Change

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  • Fast+Eddy

Posted March 26, 2003 - 08:24 PM


I bought a used 1998 WR400 a couple of weeks ago. I road once for about 4hrs. I changed the oil today and found a lot of metal shaving in the filter and in the filter area. Metal also came out of the crankcase drain plug. The oil seemed to have a fuel odor to it. Can anyone give me some advice? I am a new rider and would like input.

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  • sabin

Posted March 27, 2003 - 06:52 PM


Aluminium metal shavings are normal. They are from the abuse of the clutch basket. I usually get about 10-20 little pcs on my filter.


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