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Where the hell is the oil going?

I did an oil change on my bike about 1000 miles ago. Before then

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  • paul_butler Apr 03, 2009

    I have the same problem and it seems to be going out of the exhaust.. blue smoke and sometimes I get a drip of oil on the collector under the engine, lot of smoke but seems worse when it's cold.. Bike has only done 10K miles.. anyone have a solution?

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The oil needed topping up every now and again. Every time Ive been for a ride when I get home I keep the bike upright and check the level in the tube and theres always none in there. For the 3rd time in a row, I have removed the panel, stopped the bike (its just been ridden so still hot) and fill it up to just above the min mark. Yet when I next have been out for a ride and check it again, theres none in the tube again! I dont see it leaking from anywhere, theres no oil in the bellypan or around the engine bottom, and the engine doesnt smoke or anything. Any ideas?,You need to wait about 5-10 mins after you've switched off to check oil i also had this where couldn't see in tube and ended up overfilling the old girl had the oil dropped and refilled with correct ammount and then i could see it in the tube, was as if there was air in pipe or summat stopping reading should be 3.5-3.7 litres i believe ,,,

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