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Oil tank Just replaced the external oil tank and when i started the bike to check for leaks i noticed the oil tank was bulging as if it was going to pop.......help please

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  • mark mackay May 01, 2013

    thanks for your solution. Today I run the bike for 20 min and checked that the oil was returning to the tank which it was.Also checked the breather pipe that was also performing normally. I did however blow down the breather pipe which seemed to clear out a small blockage. All pipe running to or from the oil tank appear to be working normally. It was however a little strange that the replaced tank which is a second hand tank swelled on initial start up.

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It so seems that there is no circulation of the oil through the oil tank, try to remove the out let oil pipe from the tank and start the engine, but make sure your hand is at the kill switch to cut it out once u see the flow of oil.
The other problem could be with the Oil tank itself, maybe a manufacturing fault.

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