Leak on kickstand

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Leak on kickstand

Post by Noel1018 »

I can't find this leak? I changed valve covers could it be coming from that? I did over fill.the oil. But then i fixed that problem and.when i parked it within the hour i look at the kickstand and see this?? Please help...

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Post by brettchallenger »

I presume it is oil that you are seeing? You really need to get the machine on its centre stand, take some of the plastic off and get down for a good look with an inspection lamp. Where the leak shows itself and where it originates from can be in very different places. If it is from the valve covers I would have expected to see evidence of the leak much further forward, but you never know.
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Post by mlkmn89 »

My first thought is check the shift shaft seal. If that is the culprit I highly recommend adding a shift shaft stabilizer. You can find it on cyclemax for around 99 dollars but well worth it. When I put mine on the shifting got a lot smoother plus it will keep the seal from going out again.https://cyclemax.com/inc/sdetail/gl1500 ... 744/200181
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Post by Rambozo »

That looks like the center stand.
Maybe you need a new center stand seal? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Post by bbrackett »

yea, same issue replaced shift shaft seal very easy except I took off the exhaust manifold, no issues though

old one wasn’t fully seated and was hard
and leaking just sitting there

replaced and no more leak

I tried a cheap shifter brace and it bound up got stuck in 4th couldn’t down shift, adjusted again, couldn’t upshift

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