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    wolfy

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    Oil leak...front sprocket

    Post by wolfy on Sun Sep 27, 2015 10:31 am

    Had my bike back yesterday to find oil leaking from front sprocket on test/run in ride Rolling Eyes
    Thought bugger going to need new seal O ring & sleeve....but turns out the domed washer on the front sprocket had gone flat, two sockets & a hammer re domed it! & now it don't leak cheers

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    steve

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    Re: Oil leak...front sprocket

    Post by steve on Sun Sep 27, 2015 6:15 pm

    So..... you fixed your ktm by hitting it with an hammer Laughing
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    Re: Oil leak...front sprocket

    Post by phil990 on Sun Sep 27, 2015 6:22 pm

    Can't be havin a loose sprocket can we... affraid
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    wolfy

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    Re: Oil leak...front sprocket

    Post by wolfy on Sun Sep 27, 2015 7:24 pm

    steve wrote:So..... you fixed your ktm by hitting it with an hammer Laughing

    Yes.... lol!
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    Re: Oil leak...front sprocket

    Post by wolfy on Sun Sep 27, 2015 7:36 pm

    I thought I would mention it because it was a quick fix, I know guys have had problems with this.
    On my last bike I changed the seal kit it was better but still leaked a little bit, the sprocket didn't feel lose & the nut was tight didn't give the washer a thought.
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    Re: Oil leak...front sprocket

    Post by juljam33 on Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:38 pm

    Buy a new domed washer you tight git Wink
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    Re: Oil leak...front sprocket

    Post by wolfy on Sun Sep 27, 2015 8:42 pm

    Will next time cheers I guess this is old news, just never come across it before.
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    steve

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    Re: Oil leak...front sprocket

    Post by steve on Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:45 pm

    Buy a jap no need for silly washers then to make everything fit lol!
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    Re: Oil leak...front sprocket

    Post by mizzed on Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:57 pm

    59033034044 SCREW 10.9+SPRING WASHER £2.64

    After mine snapped, i change it every time for the price its not worth not replacing it.

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