oil on right fender after riding???

Discussion in 'Sportster Models' started by purplemaw, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. purplemaw

    purplemaw New Member

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    I have a 08 1200L Sporster/Lehman Trike.After riding I noticed oil sprayed on the right fender and even after I washed the bike, I tried again to ride and after a several miles I stopped and the oil is back,,,...I have looked for leaks everywhere and nothing????What is going on???
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Have you checked the air cleaner for the possible source yet? Sounds like it's puking out the breathers into the filter and spraying back. If not check the rear rocker cover gasket for leaks that are notorious on the sportsters.
     
  3. purplemaw

    purplemaw New Member

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    Thanks for the reply,,,,Yes I checked the filter and nothing..I will check the rocker..Thanks!!!
     
  4. Joyride

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    Sounds like oil blow-by (fine oil mist) coming from your breathers located on the right side of your heads. These are hidden under the stock air cleaner but most change them out for after market types which would expose the breathers. Just a guess though.