severe oil leak


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greentree71139
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Motorcycle: 1994 gl 1500 se

severe oil leak

Postby greentree71139 » Sun Aug 10, 2014 9:23 pm



[url][/url]My 94 gl1500 has a stream of motor oil gushingout under the left intake manifold. Any ideas. Thanks



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Uncle Fester
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Re: severe oil leak

Postby Uncle Fester » Sun Aug 10, 2014 10:26 pm

I think you covered it with the title. . . . you have a SEVERE OIL LEAK ! LOL Sorry, could not resist. . . . have you checked to see if near by bolts have come loose ? signs of gasket pushing out right there ? over heated that area and warped ? these are guesses from me, but should get you started.
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Re: severe oil leak

Postby dingdong » Mon Aug 11, 2014 6:57 am

Edit: Sorry I misread your post. Deleted.
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greentree71139
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vacuum line schematic. for 94 gl1500se

Postby greentree71139 » Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:39 pm

I have the fuel and air tubes and also the coolant hoses but I do not have the small ones under the carbs. Thanks. Scott
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Fiberthree
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Re: severe oil leak

Postby Fiberthree » Mon Aug 11, 2014 10:47 pm

Mine was due to the shift shaft seal failure. The underside of the engine was covered with oil from the leak and it made it difficult to pin point the source. The new seal and the stabilizer kit solved the problem of my Wing emulating a volkswagen. (marking it's territory) If it is the seal, here is the How To ...
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