Spitting Oil

Discussion in 'Dyna Models' started by Bait, Nov 21, 2009.

  1. Bait

    Bait Active Member

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    My wife's new 2010 Street Bob is spitting oil out the air cleaner. Our mechanic believes the oil cooler is the culprit. We bought the bike new and had a HD Premium Oil Cooler, SE Tuner, and V&H pipes and Air Cleaner installed by the dealer at the time of purchase. We have it back at the dealer as it is under warranty. No other issues or engine problems. Thoughts?
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Over filled or oil pump alignment are two things that can cause this.
     
  3. Bait

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    Oil level and air filter are ok. Mechanic originally thought the oil pump was out of alignment which was why he recommended we take it to the dealer for warranty work but has since changed his mind. He is a good mechanic; just trying to get some thoughts before I spend any more money or take the cooler off. Guess I can temporarily unhook the oil cooler and see if that is the cause; probably shoulda bought a Jagg Cooler..
     
  4. glider

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    Why the change of mind about the oil pump alignment. It isn't something you can guess about, it just has to be done to be sure.
     
  5. Bait

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    Not sure; but I will definately have it done.

     
  6. jmpancoast

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    Where on the dipstick did the oil level read?
     
  7. Bait

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    On the full line. Just had the 1,000 mile check-up done and changed the fluids and filter. It was spitting oil before and after.
     
  8. jmpancoast

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    In my opinion, that is to much, and the culprit to oil in your A/C. I consider my oil as "full" when it is at the halfway point.
     
  9. Bait

    Bait Active Member

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    I keep my Fatboy at the same level with no issues.
     
  10. jaxdwg

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    I agree, I had that problem and I decided to run mine about 1/3 qt low and it hasn't spit since------jack