fluid leak

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by rattlefish, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. rattlefish

    rattlefish New Member

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    hi im pretty new here. hoping someone can help with my problem.couple wees ago started seeing spots under chain case i thought it was drain plug at first. so i did case service with new o ring and teflon tape. added quart and now leaks a little worse. got under it with a mirror , fluid seems to be coming from behind belt sprocket . is there breather tube i cant see? hate to think oil seal at 6000 miles. any help would greatly appreciated.thanks
     
  2. CliffBuzzHD1

    CliffBuzzHD1 Member

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    Ouch, it sounds like it could be coming from a seal. I personally have not encountered that problem, But if the plug is not the issue....does it do it all of the time? Just after a ride? What? Is the chain at the proper tention? Humm Good luck.

    Cliff Buzz
     
  3. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Before starting to tear into stuff looking for a bad seal, check this out:

    Primary Oil Leak - Harley Davidson Community

    TQ