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Old 09-27-2011, 11:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i noticed a small stain on the garage floor under my sled (2010f8 snopro)
so i took the side panels off and and followed the leak along the bellypan
towards under the throttle bodys or maybe the tank but it's hard to pin point. (it's kind of oily everywhere)
it's still under wrnty. so im bringing it in but was wondering if anyone
else had this issue and might know where it's coming from?
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Old 09-28-2011, 12:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I have a CFR 1000, it's on it's third oil tank( under warranty).
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Old 09-28-2011, 09:41 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I see a lot of them that will leak out of the throttle body during storage. What happens is the check valve that bolts the line to the pump sticks. It is a pain to replace so if you have warranty use it.
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Been a number of posts on the subject, it's a combo of pressure in the bottle + thinning oil in the summer heat. Come fall it'll be a zero issue. When storing, leave the oil cap off n cover with a rag, good to go with no leaks.
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o.k . thanks guys, come to think of it i noticed this last year aswell
but it wasn't as much or as noticable and i mentioned it to the dealer
and they said they could'nt see anything,
well my wrnty runs out dec. 1'st and i am going to make darn sure
that they adress and fix it this time and i'll tell them what to look for!
thanks again!
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Old 09-29-2011, 12:22 AM   #6 (permalink)
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You noticed it more this year cause of the sweltering temps we saw over the summer.
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Old 09-29-2011, 12:55 AM   #7 (permalink)
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I have the same problem. See the link below for more info and pics I took of the oil leaking into the airbox, which eventually leaks through small hole in bottom of air box and onto floor. I took my pics to the dealer and he said to bring it in and get the check valves replaced (under warranty)...they are leaking.

Oil leaking into airbox.....Problem?
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New valves or not, will do it again next summer. No upside to em touching or replacing, chance they won't bleed properly n yer next post will be about loosing an engine.
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New valves or not, will do it again next summer. No upside to em touching or replacing, chance they won't bleed properly n yer next post will be about loosing an engine.
Maybe, but I think my leak is excessive so it's getting done. If the engine blows I'll get a new one under the 2 yr warranty and it will only cost me $50.....not the worst thing in the world.

I'll let you know next year if your pessimism about Cat Master technicians is warranted.
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Been a number of posts on the subject, it's a combo of pressure in the bottle + thinning oil in the summer heat. Come fall it'll be a zero issue. When storing, leave the oil cap off n cover with a rag, good to go with no leaks.
So, now I find out about this.... lol
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