oil leak behind water pump


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edwardpurdie
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oil leak behind water pump

Post by edwardpurdie » Fri Sep 13, 2013 8:53 am



bike has leaked oil since being hit in 2007 leak seems to be coming from behind water pump... can someone help



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WingAdmin
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Re: oil leak behind water pump

Post by WingAdmin » Fri Sep 13, 2013 3:40 pm

If you're not 100% sure where it's coming from, clean the area of all oil (brake cleaner works well), dust it with talcum powder, then run the engine. When it leaks, it will show you exactly where it's coming from.

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Re: oil leak behind water pump

Post by RBGERSON » Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:36 am

oops wrong year .......................
HAD LOTS OF GOLDWING 75-83
NOW INTO 1500'S..RIDING A 1998 SE

FAIR WINDS,
RB

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