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Check the oil level in the gearbox?

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' at netrider.net.au started by Purple_Pig, Feb 26, 2005.

  1. How do you check the oil level in the gearbox, the reason I ask is because I went out to the bike today to get ready for a ride and noticed a patch of oil on the ground. I have checked the engine oil and all is ok (had it upright and on level ground). If I can check the gearbox level and see if it is low this would help me to diagnose the problem. About 45 minutes after I got back from my ride I went out to check again and there where three drops of oil on the ground. I am on my L’s and only had the bike 2 months, a diesel mechanic by trade but this is my firs bike. I am not going to do the repair it is under warranty but I just want to learn a bit about my bike, as I have no Manuel for it. Also the side plastics are off it for repair at the moment, it is still ok to ride? It’s a CBR 250 :-k


     
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  2. The gearbag and the engine share the same oil/common sump on your bike so you are reading the overall oil level 8)
     
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  3. If it is leaking it still has oil - don't worry about it!!
     
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  4. No it is not leaking when the engine is running I gave the bottom of the engine a clean before I started it and let it warm up to make sure that when the pressure built up it was not leaking. It only drips oil when the engine is turned off
     
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  5. Take the fairings off and clean the engine, you should then be able to spot where the leak if coming from.
    There are only a handfull of screws on the CBR to get the fairings off, easy job if you are a chemanic :)
     
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