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06 yz450f dripping oil from breather tube ?

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06 yz450f dripping oil from breather tube

dike was bought in oct of 06

rode once in oct,dec & april of 07

mostly in the desert

rode the bike today after warm up rode it down the road about 1 mile

shut bike off & have 4" dia. oil puddle after a few minutes just sitting there

did a search did not find anyting on this problem

is not leaking from galley plugs

thanks steve

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Some oil is perfectly normal. When ridden hard, there will be more oil dripping than when putted. A 4" puddle seems like wuite a bit though. How hard did you run it?

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You didn't search very well. This is a common question. Some oil dripping from the breather is normal. You may have simply overfilled your engine oil to get a drip that large.

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Some oil is perfectly normal. When ridden hard, there will be more oil dripping than when putted. A 4" puddle seems like wuite a bit though. How hard did you run it?

Mine drips after long motos on the track. It's normal...it's a common thread on here. Good luck and :busted::banghead:

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06 yz450f dripping oil from breather tube

dike was bought in oct of 06

rode once in oct,dec & april of 07

mostly in the desert

rode the bike today after warm up rode it down the road about 1 mile

shut bike off & have 4" dia. oil puddle after a few minutes just sitting there

did a search did not find anyting on this problem

is not leaking from galley plugs

thanks steve

Here ya go. Lots of good info about your bike. http://www.thumpertalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=447989

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thanks for the replies

grayracer513 said i did not look hard enough

true

found those threads

talked to local mechanic and he said it was normal

this my 5th yamahe 4 stroke & its the first to do this

thanks again

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'06 and later models are easier to over fill (they have less excess capacity) than earlier ones, and overfilling is one cause of excessive oil in the breather.

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