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Oil Leak Help

Discussion in 'Other Bikes' started by neil123456, Apr 9, 2017.

  1. neil123456

    neil123456

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    Hi,

    Having an issue with my 09 ER6, thinking there may be help here that could help/advise?

    I have a leak on my ER6, I have noticed this only recently. It doesn't always leak which is strange. I took the bike out today and after 10 miles there was a small amount of oil, I cleaned it and by the time I rode home no sign of any leak.

    Any way need advice to get it sorted. I believe that this is from the "timing rotor cap" on the clutch casing? I have illustrated on the picture where it is leaking from. Oil Oil

    Why would there be oil leaking from here, does oil sit just behind this cover?

    Is this a sign of issues with my valve clearance or timing?

    I am hoping there is an o ring seal behind the cap and this could be the issue? Or should there not be oil at all from behind the cap?

    I have tired but can't get the cap off.

    Thanks

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  2. TripleJimmy

    TripleJimmy Moderator Staff Member

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    It could be that it just needs nipping up. Sounds like it's leaking when it's cold, and when everything is hot and expanded it's tight and the leak stops.
     

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