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Oil dripped after change.

Post by ridikas on Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:48 pm

I changed the oil in my bug today, put everything back together, wiped the underside and went back inside the house. Came back outside 3 hours later and saw a couple drips of oil. Is that normal?new gaskets and strainer too.
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Re: Oil dripped after change.

Post by sploval53 on Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:51 pm

U put new copper rings around the studs and drain plug
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Re: Oil dripped after change.

Post by ridikas on Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:53 pm

Yeah
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Post by sploval53 on Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:00 pm

Where is the oil coming from
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Re: Oil dripped after change.

Post by ridikas on Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:04 pm

The drips don't line up with the sump plate. I'll look in the morning
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Re: Oil dripped after change.

Post by DiggerD on Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:18 pm

Since the drips don't line up with the plate, maybe you spilled a little bit when filling and it just worked down around the cylinder tins?
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Re: Oil dripped after change.

Post by ridikas on Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:20 pm

It's dry under the sump plate and the drips are offset by a couple inches. Maybe im crazy
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Re: Oil dripped after change.

Post by Cave Man on Tue Jul 30, 2013 11:24 pm

If there is notmabigger puddle under there in the morning I go with the idea that there was some spill over. Possibly from the draft tube.
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