Scary Smell



3 replies to this topic
  • Moe

Posted January 15, 2001 - 04:29 AM

#1

Hey All:

Just got back on my '00 426 after recovering from a broken leg. I noticed something I do not recall having detected before. At idle there is the faint smell of burning oil. The odor seems to be coming from the vent hose that vents the top end. I have barely run two tanks of gas through this thing so it is still very new. Have any of you noticed this smell or do I need to hit the panic button here?

Thanx.

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted January 15, 2001 - 07:10 AM

#2

I smelt a slight oil smell also and it came from the compression release arm dripping on the head pipe.
Worth a look.
Nick

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  • Moe

Posted January 15, 2001 - 12:49 PM

#3

Thanks for the info Nick I'll check it out. Just in case you're still out there . . .

Did you have to take any action, or did you just let it go, or did it go away? What did you do?

Thanks,
Steven.

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted January 15, 2001 - 12:51 PM

#4

I ended up pulling the shaft back out and putting it back in and the leak went away. I must not have gotten the seal in correctly.

Nick





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