air breather

Discussion in 'Oil' started by bobrobert, Nov 20, 2011.

  1. bobrobert

    bobrobert Member

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    I have a 2010 street glide and oil is coming out the air breather...i would appreciate some tips in why its doing that?

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  2. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Just do an oil change? Too much oil, check the hoses coming off the heads to the back of the filter some times they collapse, some have oil pump misalignment problems. When changing oil try at least half a quart less than book calls for, the crank case holds up to 1 qt of old oil
     
  3. speedyron

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    crankcase breaths thru it and somtimes spits some out. make sure u dont have too much oil in it tho.
     
  4. bobrobert

    bobrobert Member

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    THanks fellas really appreciate the response.
     
  5. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Let us know how you make out on this:s
     
  6. bobrobert

    bobrobert Member

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    i sure will...is it ok if i wait til spring to change the oil...the bike is now laid up for the winter, i live in canada?
     
  7. speedyron

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    well most say tis better to change b4 putting up for winter so all the junky oil dont sit in there and corrode
     
  8. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Expert Member

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    Harley Davidson Community :s