Can You Help With an Oil Leak Following an Upgrade?

by Sandy
(Rhode Island)

I have a 2005 gas scooter that had a kit put on to go faster. Now it leaks oil... can you help? Thank you, Sandy

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Oct 29, 2009
by: Ron Goldwyn, Milford CT

Most of the time you can detect where the leak is coming from. Check that all bolts are tight as well as the gaskets.

Oct 29, 2009
Base Gasket
by: Jim Zeiser

Did we do something that involved removing the cylinder? Then I would be looking at the base gasket. It's made of a paper material and should be replaced whenever the cylinder is disturbed. It could possibly be the valve cover gasket, they too will sometimes after the cover has been taken off. If not those then look into the breather tube and see if it came loose and is spewing oil somehow. After that I'd have to see it.

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