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oil change purge bolt

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howdy, just finished breaking in my new 08/450wr and gave her it's first oil change. followed manual to a tee. when i cracked the purge bolt on cylinder to check for oil flow was getting what I thought I should. Now there was oil comming out but not a real flow like I am use too seeing on most of the other stuff I work on. is this normal or is it a concern. PS used 10w40.

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i have a 08 wr450 to, and when i opened that bolt it just kinda drooled out then i shut it.then rode forty miles on next ride with no problems.i'm sure you'r alright.:worthy::thumbsup:

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he bikes use a low pressure, high volume oiling system. Ooze is fine. Also, unless you think there is a oiling problem, there is never any need to 'purge air' from it. You change the oil and filter, start the bike, let it idle for a minute or so, checking for leaks, any air will of purged on its' own.

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Isn't this the oil pressure check bolt. When opened slightly oil should leak out gently to show you have good oil pressure.

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