oil leak


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oil leak

Post by inkman » Tue May 12, 2015 6:34 pm



85 goldwing leaking final drive oil at u joint boot. not sure what seal to replace. pinion seal or drive shaft seal.



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Re: oil leak

Post by WingAdmin » Wed May 13, 2015 11:53 am

Are you sure it's final drive gear oil? That's an awful long ways for it to travel in order to leak.

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Re: oil leak

Post by inkman » Wed May 13, 2015 3:56 pm

yes it smells like 80/90 and final drive is a little low on oil. it is not a bad leak does not leak on floor but could smell it when riding think it would drip on exaust and burn off.

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