Question about 1998 kawasaki KDX 200
I HAVE A 1994 KDX KIPS AND THE GEAR OIL IS GOING OUT THE MUFFLER
Initial Service: Check carburetor adjustment, engine idling speed and starter operation/adjust if necessary, Change engine oil/filter,............ Check sidestand Torque all nuts, bolts and screws to spec, Clean or replace air filter,
Check fuel hoses for cracks or damage, Check spark plug condition. Clean, gap or replace if necessary, Check exhaust system for leakage
Posted on Dec 04, 2008
Somehow the oil is getting into the cylinder combustion chamber and coming out the exhaust. There are 2 ways it can get in there. 1 going past the pistion rings (not likely but could happen) or 2 going past the valve seals (very likely). I would consider doing a top end rebuild and some new piston rings. Thanks for using FixYa!
Posted on Dec 04, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Thats not likely. What you are seeing is excess oil from you gas and oil mixture. Not sure if your still running the oil injection pump but it sounds like you have been running a very rich oil/fuel mixture.
The gearbox oil is not accessible through the crankcase. They a totally separate sealed sections of the motor. If by chance you are losing gearbox oil your bike will billow a very white disgusting smelly cloud of smoke. If that is what is happening you may have a right side crank seal blown which will allow the oil to be sucked from the gearbox into the crankcase. Hopefully this is not the problem because with your model I'm 85% certain you will have to split the cases to replace the main seal on the right side engine center case. If thats the case I'd highly recommend you replace both right and left main seals as well as main bearings.
You will need some special tools to do this job. I can tell you what you need to do the job and if you like to DIY I can tell you how to do it and what to look out for.
Best of luck.
Posted on Dec 06, 2008
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